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 By An Anonymous Mom    Mom Hawk Memoirs    July 10, 2014

Day Two

The second day in Washington was more relaxed. We all slept in and really only planned on roaming around to find a place to eat before making our way home. Big brother and I were the first ones up,...

 
 By An Anonymous Mom    Mom Hawk Memoirs    July 3, 2014

Day One

We had been promising the kids a trip to Washington DC for the last two summers. Something always came up though. Someone got sick, only one parent could get the time off work, there was extreme weath...

 
 By An Anonymous Mom    Mom Hawk Memoirs    June 5, 2014

Any Day

As my due date approaches the more clingy the boys have gotten. They are with me when they get back from school and I’m home with them until they go to bed, unless they get a surprise pick up from...

 
 By An Anonymous Mom    Mom Hawk Memoirs    May 1, 2014

Beach Bums

We spent a week down in Myrtle Beach for Spring Break. It was just the four of us. Little Brother was in his glory. He’ d been waiting for the snow to melt all winter so he could go to a beach. When...

 
 By An Anonymous Mom    Mom Hawk Memoirs    April 24, 2014

Little Things

There have been some habits and preferences of the boys that I notice more now. Little brother is more vocal about pointing his out or doing them. He will kick his boots off. No matter if they are...

 
 By An Anonymous Mom    Mom Hawk Memoirs    April 17, 2014

The Long Road

After a couple weeks of careful planning we have taken the brothers on the longest road trip of their lives. Big brother had no school on Friday so we left as early as we could on Friday. I had mental...

 
 By An Anonymous Mom    Mom Hawk Memoirs    March 20, 2014

Mom and Me Time

Saturday little brother and I took a drive up to Plattsburgh. Big brother stayed behind with my husband. We had big shopping plans. All week little brother had been waiting to go shopping because his...

 
 By An Anonymous Mom    Mom Hawk Memoirs    February 27, 2014

Acceptance

Its no secret that when we broke the news to the boys about another baby they had polar opposite reactions. Big Brother excited and Little Brother mad at the world. Big Brother would talk about the ne...

 
 By An Anonymous Mom    Mom Hawk Memoirs    February 20, 2014

Q & A

Little Brother has been saying or telling us everything that pops into his head. It’s not just that there are his little comebacks to Big Brother’s conversations with us. Those are pretty funny...

 
 By An Anonymous Mom    Mom Hawk Memoirs    January 30, 2014

Lost and found?

A pogo in the backseat door handle. A timbit between the car seat buckles. A shoe on the front steps. A sock in the sink. A ninja turtle in my bed. A hot wheel car in my purse. Legos in the couch....

 
 By An Anonymous Mom    Mom Hawk Memoirs    January 9, 2014

Last Minute Lady

I have always been about time management. I hate being late, it is a pet peeve of mine. Even though I feel that way, I tend to be late for so many things and appointments it’s frustrating. In the...

 
 By An Anonymous Mom    Mom Hawk Memoirs    December 5, 2013

Snow Boy

When we got our first snowfall little brother was beyond excited. He yelled, “it’s finally winter! I love winter!” He rushed in his room to get dressed. He came back out with shorts on, a...

 
 By An Anonymous Mom    Mom Hawk Memoirs    November 21, 2013

Tattletale

Little brother has turned into a storyteller since his words have become clearer. He loves when strangers understand him and we can see the boost in his self-confidence. He is now all about speaking...

 
 By An Anonymous Mom    Mom Hawk Memoirs    November 14, 2013

Burglar

This weekend big brother turned nine. He didn’t want a big party, he couldn’t even pick out what kind of present we could buy him. A month ago he wanted to go to New York City for his birthday...

 
 By An Anonymous Mom    Mom Hawk Memoirs    November 7, 2013

The Tota Man

Little brother is a very entertaining four year old. We always joke about what an old man he is. He takes his sweet time doing anything and is ever so careful doing tasks that most would rush...

 
 By An Anonymous Mom    Mom Hawk Memoirs    October 31, 2013

Runaways

The boys have become increasingly independent over the last year, more so over the summer. It seemed the more time they spent at home with me or their father the more they yearned to go sleepover at...

 
 By An Anonymous Mom    Mom Hawk Memoirs    October 24, 2013

Adventure Time

Monday my boys and I both had a real day off. That is a rare thing and we were determined about taking full advantage. After all it was our only time where we didn’t have any place to be except...

 
 By An Anonymous Mom    Mom Hawk Memoirs    October 10, 2013

Patience

There are many lessons you teach your children, some more frequently the others. Some arise all on their own without you having to facilitate an example. Others come from the world. We learn many less...

 
 By An Anonymous Mom    Mom Hawk Memoirs    September 19, 2013

Caught Up

The last few weeks have been so jam packed full of worry and hurt that it’s been practically impossible to sit down and write. Big brother went through a four day hospital stay, where for the first...

 
 By An Anonymous Mom    Mom Hawk Memoirs    August 29, 2013

Soccer?

After two weeks of my kids telling me that they do not want to play soccer, I had one tell me that he did want to. Of course he told me on the last day to register...and when I only had about fifteen...

 
 By An Anonymous Mom    Mom Hawk Memoirs    August 22, 2013

Words

Little Brother has been working throughout the summer with his speech teacher. He wakes up early three days a week to ‘work’. We’ve seen such a tremendous change in the clarity and...

 
 By An Anonymous Mom    Mom Hawk Memoirs    August 8, 2013

The Not So Early Birds

The biggest deal to the boys about summer vacation is being able to sleep in. They get to most of the time except the mornings that little brother has speech in the morning. That is a challenge...

 
 By An Anonymous Mom    Mom Hawk Memoirs    August 1, 2013

Truthful

One very important lesson we try to teach the boys is honesty. To always own up to their messes and be honest. We tell the boys that their word matters so much to us and that we want to know we can...

 
 By An Anonymous Mom    Mom Hawk Memoirs    July 25, 2013

On the Road Again

This weekend’s trip took us to Boston. After the workday we got into our car and headed to St. Regis to pick up my mom. She had been patiently waiting for us to hit the road for an hour. Finally at...

 
 By An Anonymous Mom    Mom Hawk Memoirs    July 18, 2013

Fish

After a busy week we made plans to take the kids out to Stanley Island. We hadn’t been yet this year and the boys have been asking and begging to know exactly when we were going to go. I always...

 

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