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My Wife Just Said… #238

Posted by on November 9th, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Playing a game with Finn where we pick a letter & give examples of things that begin w/letter. Picked W, I said ‘walrus’ & Finn said ‘wine’  –Avara   I’m not entirely certain where the wine thing came from. I have used the “would you like cheese with that whine” line and he’s asked me […]

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My Wife Just Said… #236

Posted by on October 26th, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Costume’s coming together. Ten points to whoever correctly guesses what I’m going to be…” –Avara   We’ve been working on our costumes for Halloween this Friday. We’ve finally landed on what we’re doing and it’s going to take some real effort. But I’m hoping you guys will love them. Can you guess who/what my wife is […]

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My Wife Just Said… #232

Posted by on September 28th, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Finn’s first kindergarten homework assignment DONE! Wonder how much longer I’ll think homework’s cute?” –Avara   Well, I can tell you right now that homework is a bit less cute. She posted the pic below, and said this little ditty about a month ago. But it isn’t because homework has become drudgery or Finn isn’t engaged. […]

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My Wife Just Said… #230

Posted by on September 14th, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Mom Confession: After months and months of saying “no” and keeping him away, I sometimes pretend I don’t see Arden playing with his big brother’s Legos #havefunkid” –Avara   If you’re the kind of parent who gives a bit too much of a crap about your kids, like us, you have a number of guidelines in […]

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My Wife Just Said… #226

Posted by on August 17th, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“This is yogurt. You should see his joy when it’s .” –Avara   My wife sent me images as this mess progressed. It started easily and sort of timid. Then it progressed into a full-blown fist fight with a spoon and a cup of yogurt. You could almost imagine someone insulted his mother and my little […]

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My Wife Just Said… #224

Posted by on August 3rd, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“I’m outnumbered.” –Avara   I think my wife wakes up some days to the stark realization that she is surrounded by dudes at home. This situation lives in contrast to the sentiment of thinking we were having a girl the first and second go-arounds. I don’t think she envisioned a symphony of farts and stunts in […]

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My Wife Just Said… #222

Posted by on July 20th, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Hey Summer Break, I NEED A BREAK!” –Avara   Having kids is like being on an emotional seesaw with poop smells and feelings. You want to spend as much time as you can with them, but too much time together with anything or anyone can be a bit much. There are so many things to get […]

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My Wife Just Instagrammed… #220

Posted by on July 8th, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Stop. Drop. AND CUDDLE. If you give Arden anything soft he will immediately stop what he’s doing and put it to the side of his face and snuggle. He’s currently cuddling his stuffed Harry Potter owl❤️ We’ve taught him well @charliecapen” –Avara   When you have a second child, chances are good that both the parents […]

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My Wife Just Said… #216

Posted by on June 8th, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“It’s after 7:30am and both my boys are still asleep. An hour to hour and a half later than their normal wakeup time. But then I remembered it’s MONDAY. Of course they’re sleeping in…” –Avara   We made a little agreement with my oldest son that he DOES NOT come into our room before 7am. So, […]

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My Wife Just Said… #214

Posted by on May 26th, 2015, under "MY WIFE JUST SAID..."

“Not really sure I have it in me to deal with faulty cinnamon rolls before my morning caffeine.” –Avara   My wife and I have been on a strict diet for the past two weeks. There isn’t much worse than having to prepare delicious, carbtastic foods for your kids. And my wife likes to give our […]

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