The Aftermath…of a Birthday Party

The side door to the garage opens with a “Bang!”. The guests turn to watch as a kid-sized tractor squeezes through the frame. The front wheels drop to the ground and the driver floors it. “Here comes Benny!” he yells. The whine of the battery powered wheels slices through the sounds of small-talk and crunchingContinue reading “The Aftermath…of a Birthday Party”

Yes in My Backyard (YIMBY)

The burning in my chest seems different than in the past. The burning in my legs is shocking to me. Confusion and doubt cloud my mind. It’s only been two laps. The course I created with my boys can only be described as small. Four corners form a square in the backyard marked by aContinue reading “Yes in My Backyard (YIMBY)”

DIY Fishing Excursion

Took the boys fishing this past weekend and I wanted to pass on some advice. Better yet, below you will find a checklist to use  to take your children on a trip to the Great Outdoors. Nothing says bonding time like waking up early, casting a few lines into a swift misty river and catchingContinue reading “DIY Fishing Excursion”