Today all the kids ate lunch together out on the front deck of our little vacation place. They had a nice time together. They were laughing and having fun and talking and there wasn’t a device in sight. I was going to post this picture on Facebook or Instagram, but I never got around to […]
I have gotten so much better about staying on top of the house. BUT… This past week we had a snow day on Monday, a delayed opening on Tuesday, early dismissal on Friday, 4 kids in 15 different Y swim practices, a Y swim meet, middle school swim team time trials, 2 wrestling practices, a […]
End Of Summer Blues
The kids start school tomorrow. We will have a first, second, third, sixth and seventh grader. The girls are all very excited for the first day. The boys? Not so much. Especially Number 6 who has been crying every night for the last three nights when it’s time to go to bed. He has a […]
The Not Your Average Mom Mission
editor’s note: I am in the process of giving my website an overhaul. I’ve revised my “about” page which will be published when the new site is up. Until that happens, I wanted to share the new and improved version with you here. Check it out! Welcome to Not Your Average Mom. My name is Susie, […]
So apparently I’m obese.
I had a little reality check last night. If you’ve been around here for a long time, you may remember back to when I joined a weight loss challenge/competition-type thing at the gym. I was the heaviest I’d ever been, I was done having kids, I felt like doodoo, and I was ready to make […]