Showing posts from May, 2012

Taylor at the Zombie 5K

Taylor dodges his first zombies. Taylor crosses finish line with both flags. Taylor receiving his medal. Taylor - the Ultimate Survivor

Better Than White Chocolate Chips

The younger children had a half-day of school today. I was trying to think of something to do to make it special. (Since Taylor and Carter had a full day.) I thought some one-on-one time with my girl would be just what we needed. I had been eyeing a cookie recipe for some time. And, oooh, I could almost taste those white chocolate chips melting in my mouth. As I pulled the ingredients out of the cupboard, a look of dismay appeared on Spenser's face and she adamantly stated that she hates white chocolate. What?!? But I could almost taste those cookies. At first, I am ashamed to say, I bargained with her. I tried to convince her that she really would like them, if she just tried them. And, it didn't work. I begged her. And, just as soon as she gave in, it hit me like a bullet. It wasn't about the white chocolate chips. It was about spending time together. It was our special time together. And Spenser is better than white chocolate chips. And then my attitu