Once my youngest turned 4 I asked him which sport he wanted to play. He said “yoga and exercise at home”. I said “okay!” Often times he will be my workout buddy and one of his most favorites is yoga. He got this fun Yoga memory for Christmas and we finally tried it out today! All the kids loved it and it was a good way to learn the names of the popular poses as well as do them! On Wednesday’s we do PE and the little guy isn’t feeling well so this was the perfect low key activity. 🧘🏼♂️🧘🏼♂️🧘🏼♀️🧘🏼♀️
Art class today! I decided to teach my littles to make a repeat pattern today. The printer cut off some of it so we had to connect it ourselves, but I’m so proud of how they did 😁
First one is by my oldest, she’s 12.
Second by my son, he’s 10.
And last one by my youngest, she’s 6 (and drew hers in about 5 minutes because she wanted to go make the copies 🤣). They are so impressed with their patterns. I think I might have to scan them and let them colour them in Illustrator... maybe even let them have their first designs printed on a product ☺️... #surfacepatterndesign#kidsarethebest#littledesignersinthemaking#blessed#everydayadventures
My little 7 yr old gave this award to me for Christmas to congratulate me on the new guidebook I created for my clients, called My Field Guide. How do I put into words the depth of gratitude and love I have for this thoughtful and beautiful gift? #socute#kidsarethebest#myheartisfull ....swipe left to peek at the inside. More coming soon.
“Dassy is my best friend” last week they met a new friend at the playground. When we were leaving, Roz told me “that’s my best friend mom”. I told him she’s your friend and I explained how they just met and what a best friend should be. I tried to explain in words he would relate to like- someone you’ve known for awhile, spend a lot of time together having fun, and always helping each other.
He immediately said “Dassy is my best friend!” ❤️❤️ I nearly teared y’all 😭 and said, yes she is! He said “I live with her, we always play together” LOL and right after Daslynn said Rozzy is my best friend too! ❤️ #Ilovethem both #dasrozokids in @joahlove use code dasrozo to save!
I’m tired. Managing tantrums, schedules, food, cleaning, etc, etc is exhausting, not to mention trying to shape these little people into responsible human beings. I’m so grateful for the chaos but I’m tired. Probably has little to do with the multiple times kids were up last night.
As I walked up the stairs to put the baby in bed tonight, passing random items left on the stairs, I thought about the 4 loads of laundry I still need to fold.
I heard laughing and followed the sound into one of the bedrooms to find all four of the older kids playing together happily.
This. This is why I sacrifice and dedicate and keep on trying after failing time after time.
Because I have a herd of children, sometimes people have the idea that I’m either some sort of SuperMom, devoid of a personality/feelings/whatnot or that I’m just a nut job.
Obviously that’s not true, except for the nutso part.
Being a mom is the most exhausting, constant, sweet, frustrating, loving, rewarding job there is. And I’m grateful for it, maybe not every minute (Dishes, I’m talking to you!), but every day.
How gorgeous is this family?! I had so much fun doing a last minute Photoshoot for this family a couple weeks ago. My favorite part of being a photographer is meeting lots of amazing and kind people. ❤️ #stephpurcellphoto
Hey, it is what it is 🤷🏾♀️. Are you a: -everything must be ironed including the underwear kinda mom
or -don't you get those clothes wrinkled after you take them out of the dryer kinda mom 😂😂😂 Either way do what works for you! ✌🏾💜🙋🏾
That rare collection of the 4 of us in one frame. No, we do NOT have any photos where the two kids were smiling in one frame! But at least, we got them to stay still long enough (2 seconds) to take photos 🤦🏻♀️😏 Oh.. you cannot possibly imagine the bribery we have to give my son and my daughter 🍎🍊🍓🍉🍇🍟🍔.. Special thanks to the super talented make-up artist @vima_lokanatha, praying for many good things to come your way in the future 🤗😘❤️
Going through papers trying to get rid of what I don't need and came across two very old cards from the twins. A Mother's Day card from Meadow that my mom and I were supposed to share, and a 'just because' card from B that says "Love Happy Brayden." I love watching them grow up but miss when they were this small! #kindergarten#kidscards#love#kidsarethebest
Every now and then it is so nice to get out with these two wonderful girls. It doesn’t happen as much as I would like it to and I wonder sometimes if I am doing a decent job being a dad. then hiking down the mountain Jade drops a “dad, you know I love you more than the whole world” and I think it doesn’t get any better than that. #todaywasagoodday#kidsarethebest