It’s almost embarrassing to say that our last blog post was January 7….yes it’s November. What can I say? Life just got crazy. Less than one week after that last post we welcomed a beautiful baby boy into our family and life has been a whirlwind since. As parents of 2 crazy boys, I can almost guarantee that our posts will not be nearly as often as they were before BUT we’re back at it!

We're a family of 4!

We’re a family of 4!

I’ll be the first to admit that we’ve taken the easy way out. Blog posts take thought, time and re-reading…multiple times and still with errors…for various reasons whether it be a clouded mind or in this case the Ninja Turtle episode playing in the background making it difficult to concentrate. But hey, that’s just our life now. Since blog posts take a sincere effort we’ve taken the more simple path of posting on our facebook page. It’s so much easier to post a picture or two (my initial draft just had the word “too” there, see what I mean?) with a witty comment (or an attempt at one) than to formulate an entire blog post. So at this point, all we can really promise is we’ll try harder but long story short is if you want to really see what’s going on with the tiny, homeschooling, etc follow our facebook page too.

You may want to know what’s been going on since January, and if you don’t you can go ahead and move on now. Well again we had a baby. I spent the first few months taking full advantage of laying in bed and snuggling him every chance I could get. Now I’m sure glad I did that because I can barely catch the little guy. In just 9 short months I feel like my baby is quickly becoming a toddler (sigh).

In July our “big boy” started kindergarten! We eased into the homeschooling routine and by mid-August he was a full-time kindergarten student. So basically my life has been nothing but beautifully exhausting chaos. All at once I was trying to figure out how to be a mom of 2 boys getting into everything while also figuring out what homeschooling looks like for our family (which I still haven’t quite figured out).

As for the hubs, when he isn’t working in the the civilian and military world, having a guy’s night with our 5 year old, or trying to squeeze in a date with me here and there,  he’s been going crazy on the tiny. Can I just say it looks like a house now! It has running water, a working oven, heat and air conditioning, a bed, a toilet…basically the works :). And if you know my husband you know he’s still full steam ahead!
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I must also make note that we’ve added two more amazing people to our family! In March we welcomed my handsome nephew into our family! Yes he’s just two months younger than our son…can you imagine what craziness they will get into in the upcoming years? In August my husband’s brother married a beautiful, kind, perfect-for-our-family woman whom I now get the honor to call my sister.  Throw on top of that some camping trips and family vacations and you see life, like for most of you, has just been crazy!

My adorable nephew.

My adorable nephew.

The newlyweds of the family!

The newlyweds of the family!

We hope after hearing all this you’ll forgive us for our not-so-brief disappearance. What updates would you like to hear about from our crazy life? Future blog topics? My mommy brain is in overload and would love for you to do some of this blog work for me!