Growing Up

It is hard to believe that Madison is 9 years old now. In the last year, she has grown up more than all the other years combined. I swear that this year the hormones have already kicked in. We already have the teenage mood swings. She's already started to wear some Ladieswear. The kids feet are bigger than mine too! She thinks that is the coolest thing … [Read more...]

#SeeMoreSights In Chicago At The Taste Of Chicago

I still consider myself a tourist here in Chicago. Having moved here 2000, we don't spend hardly anytime downtown (my husband hates driving there!), so I have seen very little. That's why I jumped at the chance to get to go to the Taste Of Chicago, get the kids vision checked, and enjoy downtown for the day. Granted, I didn't plan on the almost 100 degrees … [Read more...]

Sights Of Your Life #seemoresights

An eye for an eye for an eye. Eyesight is something very important for my family. For those of you who don't know (which I am going to guess is most of you), both of Bill's grandparents were blind (this was Bill's moms parents). One had detached retinas and the other macular degeneration. And yes, they raised 5 kids blind. Both really didn't know anything … [Read more...]

Back To School

BackToSchool with Tiny Prints

I can't believe it is time to get back to school. The summer just flew by. Will started school on Monday, and Madison starts tomorrow.  We just made a few tweaks the last week or so to get the kids ready for school.  The first thing I did was take the kids in for doctors appointments and eye doctor appointments.  It is very good that I did that because that's … [Read more...]