Wyatt

The Cunningham Family: around here: week 20 2020 – Parenting Twins Article

{May 10-16th}   {baby wyatt!} Celebrating… Mother’s Day with Josh out of town helping his sister finish her house to get it on the market.  We were missing him fierce the whole time he was gone (I don’t think I have ever missed him so much, and I lived an entire school year without him when Carly was a newborn-), single parenting during COVID not being my strong suit, but the kids came in strong for my special day, making…

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The Cunningham Family: around here: week 14 2020 – Parenting Twins Article

Mopping… the house downstairs and loving how clean it feels when I do so. Working… tirelessly toward spring break, helping the boys get caught up on missing work while at the same time trying to get into our groove with online learning. We are looking forward to a week off next week very much and are willing to do whatever it takes to make sure that happens!Reading… lots of books at the same time currently, and finding that I am reading…

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The Cunningham Family: around here: week 13 2020 – Parenting Twins Article

{March 22-28} {Logan & Jack flashback :: Alaska 2012} {flashback to Alaska & little Wyatt} My friend Corbett shared this beautiful quote by Mary Oliver: “it is a serious thing just to be alive on this fresh morning in this broken world” I loved how it reminded me that the world has always been imperfect, and every day that we wake up is hard in its own way.  It’s just that now it’s so obvious how imperfect and hard it…

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The Cunningham Family: around here: week 12 2020 – Parenting Twins Article

Pulling… Carly into bed with me at 6:00 am Sunday at my parents house where we slept cozily together for three more hours. Her lashes resting on her cheeks may be one of the most beautiful things in the entire world. That and her knuckle dimples get me every time…Measuring… Carly on the huge wall measuring tape my parents have that they use to measure all the grandkids, and seeing that she has grown three and a half inches in…

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The Cunningham Family: around here: week 11 2020 – Parenting Twins Article

{“I’m not tired” Exhibit A}Jumping… on the trampoline with Carly one afternoon and cracking up over how staticky our hair got.  She looked like a giant ray of sunshine.Building… amazing towers with magnetix after school each day.  These toys have been a great investment- all my kids play with them and they inspire lots of creativity.  This set is a good deal on Amazon.Snuggling… with Grady any time I am on the couch.  He jumps up like he is a…

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The Cunningham Family: around here: week 7 2020 – Parenting Twins Article

{February 9 – February 15} Avoiding… the grocery store with what Josh called top level avoidance skills (thankyouverymuch) by spending Sunday making tortillas, banana bread and homemade bread, all from scratch, simply so I wouldn’t have to go to the grocery store until Monday.  Haha!Reading… Long Bright River, Terilingua Teacher and Wait Till Helen Comes.  I’m listening to Long Bright River on audio, and it is captivating.  It reminds me of the latest season (Season 20) of Intervention that I…

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The Cunningham Family: around here: week 5 2020 – Parenting Twins Article

{January 26 – February 1} (Josh texted this math problem to me- I cracked up when I saw that he wrote “Rookie” on it.) {lipstick mirror}{so fancy!} Feeling… all the way better and proving it by mopping our floor. I have never been so happy to mop in my LIFE! I am so elated to feel well and to be getting the house back under control.  It was really hard to be stuck in bed for so many days.  I’m…

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The Cunningham Family: around here :: week 3 2020 – Parenting Twins Article

All Day.Every Day.#momlife {feels like 2!?!} Reading… Anne of Green Gables (my book choice for book club!) and listening to Five Love Languages of Children and The Good Earth (another book club book that I just jumped into ahead of time).  Five Love Languages is giving me tons of good ideas for showing love to my many children, and The Good Earth is so much more engrossing than I had imagined.Finishing… Gentle Ben with the boys who really enjoyed it. …

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Week 46 Around Here {2019} – Parenting Twins Article

Hosting… a herd of boys on Friday when the twins had their friends (who are also identical twins) over, in addition to their friend Hayden who lives in the neighborhood.  They all had a great time, shooting Nerf guns and jumping on the trampoline.  We ended the night watching Men In Black and I was pleasantly surprised with how well behaved they all were.Spending… Saturday with the kids while Josh worked on his parent’s house with his brother.  They got…

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