December 2015 archive

Happy New Year!

Well, hello there 2016. It’s so very good to see you. Six months ago our house burned down — a horrible, gut-wrenching trauma that I do not wish upon anyone — and I suppose that means I could write off this last year as a net loss for me and my family. All of those photos and mementos and frilly […]

The Binky Fairy comes tonight

Our last dentist appointment did not go well. The staff at Wenatchee Pediatric Dentistry was great, of course, and the kids love it there. But the report on 2-year-old Vivian’s tiny teeth was grim: Starting immediately, no more pacifiers. Her two front teeth jut out like the grill of an old steam train and it’s past […]

Running away from home

Mom Translator v2.0: “To mom From Anna Dresden is running away And Anna Bye, Mom I have to go” Ah, yes! The “I’m going to run away and never come back!” age. I knew this day would come, and I’m so glad it has. Why? It’s funny, and I enjoy trolling the kids as much […]

Merry Christmas!

Wishing you a peaceful and merry Christmas from all of us at Wenatchee Mom Blog. We’re taking the rest of the week off, but we’ll be back on Monday. Thank you for joining us on the blog this first month! Is there something you’d like us to write about? Leave your suggestions in the comments […]

Holiday traditions we love

Over the past 10 years, I have tried to establish some holiday traditions that are non-negotiable — the things we do every year, even though at least one person from time to time throws a little fit. With a family of five, it is inevitable that there will be different opinions and thoughts. The goal […]

What matters most

When I first heard about Wenatchee Mom Blog, I thought, “What a great idea!” And then I thought, “Those young mothers need me!” I’m an old mother — my kids are now 37 and 33 so what I have to offer you is the voice of perspective. Today the focus is on…The Holidays. My family celebrates Christmas, […]

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