10 Musical Memories

After completely missing the Monday Listicles boat last week, I am back, and this week Cassie asked us to do a list of 10 songs.  As you all know, I LOVE music, and it plays a huge role in my life.  Not only that, as I am sure I've mentioned before, it is also big in my husband and son's lives, which makes me happy. Because music is so important, and there are SO many songs that hold memories … [Read more...]


Sometimes I watch him as he sleeps. This big-little boy of mine, this boy who, with every day that goes by gets smarter and stronger, more clever and fiercely independent. At bedtime, every night since he was born, we have had cuddles before he goes into his bed. When he was nursing, it was always his milk, then cuddles, his little body laying on the body pillow between my knees. When he was … [Read more...]

Old and good? No way!

Kids really do say the funniest things. And they have the funniest logic. Allow me to share an example of a conversation that went on in the car between my husband and son on the way to renew Q's passport today. We were listening to music, and one of Q's latest things is to ask about the name of the song and the artist who sings it. Here's how it all went down: Q:"Daddy, what song is … [Read more...]

A trip down memory lane high school style

Since, in a moment of insanity, I signed up for NaBloPoMo, or National Blog Posting Month, I have been trying to find things to write about every day for the next month.  In the last few months, I have been following Stasha's Monday Listicles link ups. I have seen some amazing lists and I will admit, I'm a bit nervous throwing my list into the mix. It looks like fun though, and I love reading all … [Read more...]

So much fun

I love listening to Q singing and playing his instruments.  From a very early age, he has shown a huge interest in music.  He and I started going to parent and baby music classes when he was about 3 months old, and he's gone every semester since then.  He is a natural drummer - anything and everything around him is or can become some sort of percussion instrument.  While I will admit that it gets … [Read more...]