Becoming Mom

I managed to overbook myself with travel this spring. The funny thing is, my whole point was trying NOT to travel once Oscar starts Kindergarten in the fall. So when the spring conferences started rolling in, I lept before I quite had a chance to look. This weekend is the first of three conferences in […]


Waiting for Spring

by Andrea on March 21, 2014 · 1 comment

Last year I swore I wasn’t going to let winter get to me. I started taking my vitamin D, ran on a regular basis and even though my eating wasn’t the best, I enjoyed life. It was a good season full of love and laughter. And then it was still winter. Responsibilities set in, the […]

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Do you ever feel like you are walking around day in and day out doing your thing, but you really have no idea what is going on in the world? That is sort of where I am right now. In part, this is self-imposed. For instance, I found myself getting really bitter and angry when […]


Blog changes a brewin’

by Andrea on February 27, 2014 · 6 comments

There was a time when all I could think about was logging into my blog dashboard and sharing all the interesting (to me) tidbits about my life. As a new mom at home all day with my baby, blogging was my therapy. This site was my little home and I invited anyone in to chat. […]


Well, almost wordless. We had a beautiful sunny day last week and actually made it to the local park. Oscar was jumping off everything and I told him he looked like he was flying like a superhero. He loved that so we took a few photos. I sure do love this boy.


Well it’s official. Oscar is five years old. We celebrated with a super fun party at a martial arts place nearby and even signed him up for a month of trial lessons. We have applied to several schools and await many decisions to help us decide where he will attend Kindergarten in the fall. He […]


Snow day shmoe day.

by Andrea on January 28, 2014 · 4 comments

It has been an interesting year so far…this 2014. I don’t really think I mean to complain. It’s not that. It’s just that we really haven’t had a chance to get into a routine yet and it’s starting to mess with me. I am a routine junkie and my kids tend to be the same […]