Monthly Archive:: March 2013

Monkeys, Penguins and Turtles, Oh My!

“We’re going to the zoo, zoo, zoo. How about you, you you?” played in the background as we made our way to the Minnesota Zoo this past weekend. With spring deciding it wanted to hold off for a couple more weeks — I’ve learned to never trust that Punxsutawney Phil — we were looking for…

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Waking Up Sunshine

I hate mornings. I’ve never been a morning person. No matter what time I go to bed, I always find myself dragging in the morning, even after I’ve hit the snooze button ten times. Luckily for me, our morning routine allows me to wake Carter before I start to get ready for work, and it’s…

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Carter The Copycat

Allison and I always knew we had to watch what we said around Carter but, when he was younger, we would slip from time to time. We wondered at what age he would start to pick up on our words — well, wonder no more. These days, Carter soaks up everything we say like a sponge, and it’s interesting to see him process it all. Now I have to figure out who I can blame when Carter utters his first bad words — I hear his Mom has a pretty dirty mouth.


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Our Little Gymnast

For a fun activity, and a way to get out of the house at least once a week during the cold winter months, we signed Carter up for tumbling classes at a local gym. Under the watchful eye of trained professionals — or clumsy parents like Allison and I — Carter has somehow avoided any…

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