Sarah: Wife, mother, substitute teacher. Former competitive swimmer and marathoner- wanting to get back into "it" but struggling to balance priorities with life's demands. Voracious reader. Christ follower. Dabbler in home-making and gardening. A bit of a neat freak.
Ryan: Husband, father, teacher and coach. Runner and sports fanatic. Musician and lover of music. Fantastic friend, brother, and son- incredibly loyal and faithful, hardworking and responsible. Beer aficionado. X-box 360 player. Former collegiate baseball pitcher. Not so much a neat freak.
Pumpkin Pie: toddler, son. Former pacifier user. Cloth diaper wearing picky eater. Non-stop ball of energy, covered in bruises and scratches dare-devil. Funny, stubborn, and smart. Lover of books, animals, balls, vehicles, and music. Loves to make messes and clean them up. Our big helper- the love of our life.
Shamrock Shake: Prayed for, waited for, child number 2- due mid-March 2013
Bailey: Maltese, first born "son", middle-aged dog. A big dog trapped in a 9lb body. Stinky-breath cuddler, guard dog and companion. Pees on the curtains, poops in the yard, and chases cats. Incredibly gentle and patient with the resident
fur-puller toddler. Loves car rides with the windows rolled down, off-leash walks, and cleaning up the floor after the toddler's meal times. Earns his keep!