Friends and Family

Influenced to Forgive

I was reminded today with comment on my personal facebook page that as a blogger I have influence. Whatever that “influence” over all of you, my readers, is I have decided today to share a very heartfelt and difficult post. In April a friend of our family died. Unexpectedly. Tragically. […]

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2 commentsFebruary 2, 2010 at 6:34 pmFriends and Family

Mom’s Night In

Mom’s Night In

I am happy to have found an online community of mothers that I get to talk to, relate with and share stories with. Between all of the social media outlets I can put out a sentence or two about the kind of day I am having, or a specific child […]

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2 commentsJanuary 24, 2010 at 12:59 amFriends and Family jennifer

Weekend Warmth of Time with Friends

This weekend has been refreshing to me. I am reminded, amidst the cold and gray of winter, that time spent with good friends warms you straight to the core. It was a much needed reminder and has left me rejuvinated and ready to face the week ahead. Last night I […]

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1 commentJanuary 18, 2010 at 2:50 amFriends and Family jennifer Mocha Cub

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Momma & Daddy D Momma D, Big Lil Sis & Mocha CubAll the Married Ladies….Big Lil Sis, Momma D & Katie B We welcomed in 2010 with family and friends last night. It was a wonderful low key evening at our friends Katie & Dan’s house. And as Memere and […]

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Da Boyz at the Franklin Institute

Da Boyz at the Franklin Institute

This week being winter vacation all four boyz are home with Momma D. The prospect of an entire week snow bound in the freezing New York countryside alone with my angels was not appealing. So a few weeks ago a plan was hatched, and with the help of my sister […]

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Egg Noggin

Egg Noggin

The Desrochers family has enjoyed the Christmas holiday immensely, and we hope you have as well! The day was highlighted with our traditional morning of family time, where just the six of us open our presents with each other. We have breakfast and then open our stockings. We enjoy the […]

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5 commentsDecember 27, 2009 at 11:28 pmEli Friends and Family Gabriel Nathan Seth

It’s Christmas Time In The Country

It’s Christmas Time In The Country

Christmas has begun for the Desrochers family! We have had two evenings of gift giving and celebration with family and friends that have been wonderful. The sheer joy and smiles on my sons faces have been priceless, and I have been trying to cherish these moments. In years to come, […]

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1 commentDecember 23, 2009 at 6:29 pmEli Friends and Family

Halloween, Here We Come

Halloween, Here We Come

We are in full on Halloween preparation here! I have been cutting costume patterns and prepping to begin the mounds and mounds of sewing that will commence in the next few days. We are a little abnormal in that we create a float for the town parade every year. A […]

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6 commentsOctober 7, 2009 at 3:40 pmFriends and Family

Sick Again & Flu Shots

With the big boyz going back to school last month the infestation of germs on our household began yet again. After a summer that was largely uneventful on the illness front, I have had three separate sicknesses in the last month. And it is wearing me down. What is most […]

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4 commentsOctober 5, 2009 at 8:25 pmFriends and Family

Forget Me Not

Forget Me Not

This week a flower bloomed in our household. A lone stem of Forget-me-nots. A cluster of blue perfect petals atop a long winding stem. Much taller a stem than any we have seen grow outside beneath the shade of the trees in our backyard. But that can probably be attributed […]

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4 commentsSeptember 28, 2009 at 12:27 amFriends and Family Seth