A Wednesday Afternoon Verify-In – Peanut Butter Fingers

Hello, hello! How are ya? I’m coming at you immediately with an outdated school-style in-the-moment weblog submit. I really like when I’ve the possibility to talk with you guys in real-time. It takes me again to the early days of running a blog earlier than child craziness took over and running a blog in real-time every day grew to become unrealistic.

As we speak has been everywhere however now we have a two-hour break at dwelling earlier than it’s time to choose up Chase so I’m profiting from this breather to weblog on the kitchen counter whereas Ryder and Rhett play close by.


As we speak started at 6 a.m. once I awoke, received dressed and ran by the day’s to-do listing over a cup of espresso.

(Duster Cardigan: Amazon / Sweatshirt: Free People / Exercise Prime: Amazon / Leggings: Lululemon / Quilted Bag: Free People / Boots: UGGs)

We’ve been everywhere immediately and every part kicked into excessive gear proper round 7 a.m. when Chase, Pepper and I left to take Pepper to the vet.

Pepper has a number of cussed child tooth remaining in her mouth that involved our vet so she wanted to get them eliminated this morning. She was a bit of nervous once we introduced her in however the vet referred to as me about 20 minutes in the past and stated she did great beneath anesthesia. We get to choose up our lady round 3 p.m. and plan to spoil her with a variety of love and tender meals over the course of the subsequent week.

After Pepper’s drop-off, Chase and I made our option to his college the place we walked in collectively and he joined his classmates earlier than college formally started whereas I had a fast dad or mum/trainer convention. I like Chase’s college and his trainer is great and it was enjoyable to listen to a bit of bit about how he’s doing  up to now this 12 months from his trainer’s perspective. I additionally love any probability I get to peek round his classroom and couldn’t assist however smile once I noticed this little signal he made about his skills.

“I’m a STAR as a result of I can play soccer and make birdcalls.” If that isn’t Creature Man Chase in a nutshell.

Our convention was performed inside 20 minutes and I then walked to a close-by native bagel store to satisfy up with Ryan, Rhett and Ryder at 8:30 a.m. We had a super-quick breakfast date earlier than Ryan headed into work which felt like a pleasant little mid-week deal with!

After saying goodbye to Ryan, we swung by Rhett and Ryder’s preschool to drop off an enormous field of toys, college provides and cleansing provides. The boys’ preschool remains to be closed following the fireplace that occurred within the college constructing two weeks in the past and is counting on donations with the intention to reopen. We’re utterly in awe of the way in which the church, preschool households, group and academics have rallied round our little preschool and I’m blown away by the truth that the varsity can be opening once more on Monday.

I’ve been a member of our preschool’s board for 3 years and studying extra concerning the behind-the-scenes operations of the preschool, serving to out in any approach I can and noticing the immense quantity of effort and time that goes into dealing with one thing like this solely makes me love and respect the varsity our boys love a lot much more. This morning, I noticed a number of academics cry when a retired trainer introduced a whole SUV crammed with labeled college provides to the fitness center to donate. So, so unbelievable.

After dropping off our field and saying whats up to the academics we like a lot, we made our option to Burn Boot Camp the place I met up with my pal Lauren for an higher physique exercise whereas Ryder and Rhett performed in little one watch.

After boot camp, we made our option to Sweetwater Farms for a playdate with a bunch of the youngsters from the boys’ preschool since our children have been lacking one another whereas the varsity has been closed.

The boys cherished seeing their buddies and visiting with the animals and after about two hours, we stated our goodbyes and headed dwelling for lunch.

I had hoped that a bit of break at dwelling after a busy morning would imply that Rhett and Ryder could be within the temper for a bit of downtime and quiet play. Fortunately this labored out nicely for me and gave me the possibility to shortly sort up this weblog submit and chat with all of you. A deal with for me for certain!

Plans for the remainder of the day embrace choosing up Chase and Pepper, piano classes for the large children and hopefully some playtime outdoors at dwelling as a result of it’s completely beautiful outdoors immediately. Time to get to it!

I hope you all get pleasure from the remainder of your Wednesday!