No, the Bouchers are not doing Disney just yet - the boys are still too young to properly enjoy it (you can look forward to a post or three when we do finally get ourselves there). But if you love Disney and are planning a visit to the magic kingdom, I have some tips … Continue reading Essential oils for Disney trips
Big Brother enjoys playing with swords. Soft of course, but swords (and light sabers) are a very big hit right now. As we were playing today, I got both of his legs in one go because he let his focus wander. "Oh no, I've chopped your legs off! Whatever will you do?!" I exclaim. "I … Continue reading Child’s play
Well, today was a day. Big Brother decided to unroll an entire roll of toilet paper and shove it into the toilet, just so he could have the tube to play with. Then he tried to flush. And then he decided to try plunging to see if that would help. "A" for effort, buddy. He … Continue reading 4-year-old + toilet = ?
"Brace for Brutal Cold: Arctic Blast Invades the US" Well, it looks like the Northeast won't be experiencing this particular "Arctic Blast", but we did wake up to snow! Though it is forecast to warm up, I'm hoping the lovely frosted look doesn't disappear as they predict. There's something so beautiful about snuggling with my … Continue reading A Snowy Day
December is a pretty busy month for many people, the Bouchers included. We have multiple family birthdays (one of us, and several relatives) and Christmas (and all of the associated preparations). I tend to knit like a fiend during the fall and December, and since going gluten-free, I have developed the habit of testing recipes … Continue reading What I’ve Been Up To
I said that to Big Brother today while he was making letters out of blocks because he exclaimed 'Look, it's an I! Like mama!'. He had been making the letter I and saying 'I like I love you!' which was adorable and accurate. After the phrase left my lips, I realized how true it can … Continue reading There is no “I” in Mama
The morning started off nicely today with Little Brother allowing Big Brother and me to enjoy our breakfast in peace while he played. I even got him to take his nap without much fuss, and Big Brother and I got to enjoy some story time snuggles! We love the Dolly Parton Imagination Library ; while the … Continue reading Creative play