decisions

Yes, We Let Our Kid Quit Soccer

Because I was not  blogging all up in your faces for a large part of last year (and this year, but who’s counting?) you may or may not know that Maddie tried out for competitive soccer last summer.  Okay, so she did, she was selected to play for their “academy” team, which is the top(…)

Picking Up Where We Left Off

So…  Over two months.  Yep.  Let me just say that there were plenty of times when I thought about writing, and plenty of topics that certainly could have been blog posts (the Kansas budget, the Kansas sales-tax hike, the current terribleness of all things Kansas, Gov. Brownback’s incredible ineptitude, the awesomeness that has recently been SCOTUS, the horribleness(…)

Reasons We’re not Having More Kids

It happens sometimes, out of nowhere.  Like the other day, Gabbie’s daycare was closed, so I had her home with me for the day.  We walked Maddie to school, and before she went into the building, Maddie stopped and gave her sister a hug and kiss.  “Bye-bye, Gabbie.  You can’t come in with me, but(…)