Tag Archives: family

Driving in cars with boys

4 Feb

My Backseat Drivers

Rockford & Rocco Funnies from the backseat

little boy in car

"Can I drive yet?"

We are at a red light waiting…

Rocco: “Go!”

Rockford: “There is a car in front of us Rocco! Do you want us to crash?!”

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Simple Pleasures: Splashing water in the sun.

7 Sep

Summer Heats Up

Water splashing never felt so good

boy playing in water

Simple Joy

On a hot and humid day, we headed out to Balboa Park to visit Rockford’s favorite museums and we ended up spending most of our time outside playing in the water. What joy and delight this simple and pure activity brought to my boys. I watched in delight, once again reminded of life’s simple pleasures.

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Friday Funnies: Funny Sayings by Rockford

2 Sep

Funny camping sayings

This kid says the darndest things

boys walking by the beach

Only a boy named Rockford...

 
 
As we are in the borderline getting ready to cross to the United States I ask Rockford, “Rockford if the border patrol agent asks you where you were born what are you going to say?” He answers from the backseat with certainty, “In Mama’s belly!”

Boys, Men and stupid competitions (Corona Beach Part 1)

31 Aug

Competitive Nature

Boys and Men and the bliss of competing

fishing

The gloating moment

 
While in Corona Beach in our family vacation, I learned a great deal about the family, fishing and something about the nature of boys and men…  the competitive nature.

Friday Special: Special Moments

26 Aug

Special Moments Captured

A picture says a thousand words

boy gives mama flower

"Here mama, a flower for you."

 
They say a picture says a thousand words. Well sometimes it only needs to say one…LOVE. Here is a tribute to LOVE from our family to yours.

Inspiration for family beach camping trip

25 Aug

For the  Love of Fishing

A look back into Daddy’s childhood

man fishing beautiful sky

fishing is in his heart

 
Today we are heading out to a beach camping trip that has been long overdue…not so much for us as a family, but for my husband. For this reason I want to write my sons a letter to enlighten them on the significance and inspiration behind this trip by sharing with them a little about their Daddy’s childhood memories.
 

Our 8th Year Wedding Anniversary

23 Aug

Wedding Anniversary

Mommy and Daddy turn 8 years

smiling couple
Still laughing…8 years later

Well today marks our eight year wedding anniversary and as the cliché goes, it feels like it was just yesterday. I wanted to share a little about this to our two boys who keep asking why they are not in our wedding video (well Rockford really). Here is another letter to my boys.

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