Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary

I remember my aunt told me that she wished that she had taken more photos of my cousin's "everyday" life....morning routine, after school snack, homework time, and good-night hugs and kisses. (She did take a lot of photos of him....and is one of the BEST moms).  I have tried to capture some of our routine....because I, too want to remember that the ordinary really is the extraordinary.  Also....some "ordinary" photos that I just thought were funny. 

Neal made me coffee...mommy was happy

lunch bags for my 2nd and 5th graders

Daddy helping Kate with math homework...thank you dear.

My cook in training

Sometimes a Puffle shows up in the powder room

Riding to school

Showing me her new outfit

Hugging our dogs is a daily happening

Silly and blurry but makes me laugh

Our weekends consist of watching this soccer player

Sleepy they don't usually sleep in my bed....just when Dad is out of town.


  1. I love all your pictures! I am also very thankful for daddies who help with math. And aren't sleeping kids the sweetest? :)

  2. I love your pictures Jen. :o) What sweet moments you will look back on and remember. :o)

  3. You're right all those everyday things get lost in the shuffle sometimes. Good for you. I once had a wiser older woman tell me to video ordinary times as well, and you know what...she was right. The everyday things are what you really want pictures of. I love that you took pictures of their lunchboxes.

  4. I love the photos! And sometimes the photos that are not posed for are always the best! :)