Wednesday Top Ten: Things I’ll Never Do Again…Promise!

Posted by popular demand...the hump-day top tenTHINGS I'LL NEVER DO AGAIN...PROMISE!1. Eat at Chipotle. Seriously, are they trying to compete with Freebirds? Ain't no comparison. Free the bird.2. Lead Vacation Bible School when I'm 8 months pregnant. Not one of my smarter pregnancy decisions. Who knew that jumping around, singing songs and corraling 140 kids, grade 5 and under, would put me in early labor? Duh.3. Nurse a baby in a bathroom. Back in 2001 (yes, Will is almost 7!), ...

Kodak nugget

Ok, I've been holding on to this one for a while. Today just seemed like the perfect day to share. Why? I have no idea. But don't Scott and his brother Cory look cute with Santa Claus? I can only imagine what life was like about 25 years ago when they still believed 🙂

The results are in…

On Saturday, Will competed in the P.S.I.A. competition (UIL for private schools) in creative writing and storytelling. In creative writing, they give them 3-4 pictures and ask the students to write a paragraph about the pictures. He loved this one, but didn't place in the top three. Bummer. He also competed in storytelling where each child is read the story, then they have to re-tell the story to a panel of judges. Again, no top 3 finish. Bummer, bummer. BUT, ...

Date Night: Casablanca

One of our new year's resolutions was to spend more time together as a couple...even if it meant staying here and visiting after the kids were in bed! So, we googled the American Film Institute and got our list of the top 100 movies of all time. After looking at the list, we realized we'd seen too many romantic comedies and action films and needed to see some classics!Over the holidays we watched "It's a Wonderful Life." No we hadn't ...

Snapshots: January 11, 2008

Why is it naps are wasted on the young? Sure wish I could take one every afternoon...sigh. Since naps were out of vogue around here today, we had PLENTY of time for pictures. Have a great weekend and enjoy!

Mom of the Year

If you thought Scott and I were mean, you gotta read about this mom! She put an ad in the paper to sell her son's car because she found alcohol under the seat. Here's an excerpt from the article:The ad reads: "OLDS 1999 Intrigue. Totally uncool parents who obviously don't love teenage son, selling his car. Only driven for three weeks before snoopy mom who needs to get a life found booze under front seat. $3,700/offer. Call meanest mom on ...


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