A Wednesday Afternoon Examine-In – Peanut Butter Fingers

Hello, hello! How are ya? I’m coming at you as we speak with an outdated school-style in-the-moment weblog publish. I 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.

At the moment has been far and wide however we’ve a two-hour break at dwelling earlier than it’s time to select up Chase so I’m profiting from this breather to weblog on the kitchen counter whereas Ryder and Rhett play close by.


At the moment started at 6 a.m. after I awoke, obtained dressed and ran by way of the day’s to-do record 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 far and wide as we speak and every thing kicked into excessive gear proper round 7 a.m. when Chase, Pepper and I left to take Pepper to the vet.

Pepper has just a few cussed child enamel remaining in her mouth that involved our vet so she wanted to get them eliminated this morning. She was a little bit nervous after we introduced her in however the vet referred to as me about 20 minutes in the past and mentioned she did fantastic underneath anesthesia. We get to select up our lady round 3 p.m. and plan to spoil her with a whole lot of love and smooth meals over the course of the subsequent week.

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

“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 accomplished 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 a giant field of toys, faculty provides and cleansing provides. The boys’ preschool continues to be closed following the fireplace that occurred within the faculty constructing two weeks in the past and is counting on donations with the intention to reopen. We’re fully in awe of the best way the church, preschool households, neighborhood and lecturers 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 in regards to the behind-the-scenes operations of the preschool, serving to out in any manner 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 recognize the varsity our boys love a lot much more. This morning, I noticed a number of lecturers cry when a retired trainer introduced a complete SUV crammed with labeled faculty provides to the gymnasium to donate. So, so unbelievable.

After dropping off our field and saying howdy to the lecturers we like a lot, we made our strategy to Burn Boot Camp the place I met up with my buddy Lauren for an higher physique exercise whereas Ryder and Rhett performed in baby watch.

After boot camp, we made our strategy 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 mentioned our goodbyes and headed dwelling for lunch.

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

Plans for the remainder of the day embody choosing up Chase and Pepper, piano classes for the large youngsters and hopefully some playtime exterior at dwelling as a result of it’s completely beautiful exterior as we speak. Time to get to it!

I hope you all take pleasure in the remainder of your Wednesday!