Nathan

Two Wet Feet

Saturday was work day at Grandma and Granpa’s house. They are putting a new deck on their house, and I have a ready-made work force. Maybe a little on the young side, but we are trying to start them in service why they are still little boys. So right before […]

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2 commentsApril 22, 2009 at 9:58 pmEli Gabriel Nathan Seth

Creepy Crawlers

Creepy Crawlers

So I’ve decided to venture back into the world of blogging today, after taking a mental health day yesterday. But today I had a visitor for tea, my favorite newlywed woman, and although we never quite made it to actually having tea it was a wonderful few hours of chatting […]

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3 commentsApril 21, 2009 at 1:08 amEli Nathan

The Beast

The Beast

When I took Gabriel to Teeball practice yesterday, I saw a few people I knew. One of the benefits (and sometimes curses) of living in the small town you grew up in. But I was reminded of the cyber-connected world I now live in. You see, one of the Dad’s […]

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2 commentsApril 17, 2009 at 2:17 amNathan

Easter Sunday Blues (with striped ties and hats)

Easter Sunday Blues (with striped ties and hats)

I have a bit of Easter envy. It is one of the occasions in the course of the year that I feel openly mocks the lack of female members in my family. There are so many aspects of the Easter ensemble that just don’t translate into the male perspective. The […]

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4 commentsApril 14, 2009 at 9:49 pmEli Gabriel jennifer John Nathan Seth

John Minions

John Minions

Seth Mason, age 7 months Eli Noel, age 6 months I am often told how much my boys look like their Dad. This is not a bad thing, I mean I thought he was a very cute guy when I met him. But this has led to many uncomfortable conversations […]

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1 commentApril 7, 2009 at 8:13 pmEli Gabriel John Nathan Seth

Spring Break (with hopes of no other breaks!) 2009

This week will definitely be a challenge. It is school vacation week, and in my world that means all four boys home alone with me. I am the mother of four sons, and I am often asked how I handle that or get these sympathetic “all boys?” raised eyebrow expressions. […]

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1 commentApril 7, 2009 at 1:11 amEli Gabriel jennifer Nathan Seth

Signs of the terrible two’s

So my youngest is 20 months old this week. And he is beginning to start the terrible two’s. I am convinced that this stage is not from the age of 2 to 3, but is more so between the ages of 18 months to 2 and a half. Around that […]

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0 commentsOctober 11, 2007 at 5:42 pmNathan

A toothless kissing superhero

The Desrochers boys are doing what they do best, being a gaggle of wrestling, flailing arms and legs, giggles and priceless moments. Here are some of the little day to day musings I have been privy to… Seth finally lost his first tooth, after the better part of three months. […]

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0 commentsAugust 12, 2007 at 8:48 pmGabriel John Nathan Seth

Stages of Boyhood….

need to get back into the habit of my weekly blog. I was looking over the blogs I did last year and it was enjoyable to remember the snipits in time. And is life, the boys are getting older and older and life is more and more a three ring […]

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0 commentsMay 22, 2007 at 9:32 pmGabriel Nathan Seth

Recouping, a food fight and a hooo-man

Thankfully things have calmed down a bit here at Maison Desrochers. Gabe has recovered well from his lip incident and we are counting the days until friday, November 3rd when Seth’s cast will come off. Seth couldn’t stop smiling when the doctor told him just two more weeks. All the […]

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0 commentsOctober 24, 2006 at 8:52 pmGabriel jennifer John Nathan Seth