The Snyder 5

Blog URL: http://thesnyder5.blogspot.com/

One husband, three kids, four jobs between us, two careers and plenty of laughter, stress, activity and chaos.

Located: St Paul, Minnesota
Tags: Mom, Parenting Boys, Working, Organization, Chaos, Laughter, Minnesota, Family

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Yes, that's my kid on Jan 30, 2012 in MIchelle Bachmann, Dr. NoEach day, Noah brings home his daily notebook. Usually it contains things like "Do Wednesday homework" or "Finish Tuesday worksheet" or "Sign permission slip." But on Sunday night as I prepared to head out of town for the week, I pulled it out to f...



Crappy. I mean...Crafty. on Jan 22, 2012 in Keeping up with the Joneses, Working Moms, Dr. No, CraftyReally, nothing stirs my heart... And by stirs my heart, I mean, makes me want to puke, like projects that come home from school that require me to show off do stuff that really doesn't need to be done for the greater good of the kids' education. An...



This Stuff is Awesome on Jan 16, 2012 in Mr. C, Growing UpAs you move into to the stage of parenting preteens or teens, everything changes. Well I haven't parented teens yet, but so far preteens seem to allude the future... The rules are gone. The expectations changed. It's all just different. You find...



Thankful on Jan 5, 2012 in Working Moms, Little EOccasionally you have those pangs. Where you wonder what you are missing during the day. What are the moments. The quotes. The things. But then you get there at 5:45. To a child giddy to show you this. His super hero goggles. And you are reminded,...



Gas Station Restrooms on Jan 3, 2012 in Ridiculous ThingsYou don't use them often. And really, with good reason, right? They are poorly heated. Even more poorly maintained. And, calling the proverbial spade a spade? They are creepy as all get out. Ah yes, the joys of gas station restrooms. And I refuse...



Daylight Hours on Dec 29, 2011 in Working MomsI love my job. I love the life we have. With all of its complexities and schedules and logistics. I love it. It is just who... and what... and where we are. I really do. Even at the moments when I don't. I know. It is right. For us. But sometimes...