may is the new december
| May 2016
Mommyness

May is the new December | #Maycember

May disguises herself with her pretty flowers, her mild weather, and all those chirping birds. But don’t let May fool you. May is a bitch.  Just like her warped sister, December, May gives us so many wonderful occasions and people to celebrate. And just like December, who plans and organizes those events and tasks? Yep. […]
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anniversary
| Apr 2016
Mommyness

Unqualified Marriage Advice

We’ve taken 11 trips around the sun as husband and wife. In these years we’ve learned a few things about how to love each other, how to fight with each other, and how to stay together. As you can see my list is a lot more … substantial than Penn’s. Welcome to my marriage. Lessons from […]
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my heart will go on
| Apr 2016
Family Room

Penn’s secret talent revealed!

When I was in fourth grade, practicing diligently on my recorder, I heard my mother mutter “…… THE DEVIL’S FLUTE…” cover her ears and walk away. Now that I’m a mother, I get it. The sound of a plastic recorder being played by tiny, unskilled hands could be considered torture by some governments.  I mean, […]
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lola 2016-04-12
| Apr 2016
Family Room

Homework. It sucks.

And we made an instant parody. Which doesn’t suck. Homework. It’s a topic so draining I can’t even form words to write this post. But I will. Because, you know BLOGGING. Penn has this super cool party trick: he can write an original song or parody in just a few minutes. These super powers have […]
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| Mar 2016
Family Room

A Note in the Pocket | Undies on our head!

There are a few things I’m certain of in this life: Life is too short to spend it doing a job you don’t love. Luck is created by hard work. Chocolate cures most emotional distress If you’re able, you should help. Always. Sometimes helps comes in the form of something simple, like putting away the […]
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| Feb 2016
Family Room

It’s so hard. Every. Single. Day.

Cue up the Boyz II Men. It’s time to talk about our morning routine. Most of our songs just write themselves. For those who follow us, you know that it’s a simple formula:  Look at what’s going on in our family.  Make it rhyme. Set up a camera. From conception to completion, this video took 72 […]
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| Feb 2016
Family Room

Sports, the way we like it. A new series (we hope)

I’ve been a sports fan for longer than I’ve been able to read. I still remember Saturday Mornings watching UNC Basketball with my dad. He was busy and it was the most time I spent with him all week, so they were very happy memories. I also remember my dad using it as a teaching tool. The coach […]
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| Jan 2016
Family Room

Introducing INTRO TO Hillary and Trump |A kid friendly guide to candidates

It’s finally happened. Our children asked questions about politics. “Mommy, if there is global warming, why is it so cold?”   “Daddy, why do farts smell?” Every. Day. Every. Single. Day. Our kids come up with these questions that leave us just . . . amazed.   Some questions are easily answered in a Google search, (Why […]
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The Holderness family has been dancing in pajamas and singing during snow days for years — but last year they hit the record button on the camera and published their goofy video on YouTube. Penn, Kim, Lola, and Penn Charles continue to make hilarious videos around tent-pole events and circumstances most families face.