A Blog Makeover

Dear Readers,

It is with excitement that I am writing to inform you all of some changes that will be coming to this blog. First and foremost, I will be changing the name of my blog from ‘The Adventures of Supermom’ to…well I haven’t come up with anything yet! Yesterday morning I received an email from another blogger whose blog, coincidentally, has the same exact name. I had no idea her blog even existed, but she recently bought the patent and so I legally have to change my  name. At first I was a little bit upset, but after giving it much thought I realized that this is a great way for me to start making some changes.

So, you may begin to notice some differences in appearance, title, etc. but no worries! The content will be the same Leahisms, Christopher mischief stories, heartfelt reflections, and adorable photos that you have come to know (and hopefully to love).

In the next couple of days I will be posting a poll so that YOU can help me decide on a new name for the blog. I have a few ideas so far, but nothing is jumping out at me. If anyone can think of a great idea and would like to submit it to the poll, please comment below. I am looking forward to your suggestions!

Much love to you all and, as always, thank you for reading!

Gina (The Blogger Formerly Known as Supermom)

p.s. I might have signed my reply to other said blogger the same way…luckily she has a good sense of humor and is very kind and gracious!

Love = Love

We do not use the word ‘gay’ in my house. That’s right, you read it correctly.

We do not use the word gay, not because it is a bad word, or because we are homophobic. We are actually just the opposite. It’s just that we have never felt the need to put a label on love. Not for ourselves, not for anyone else, and not when we define love, or even marriage, for our children.

That is why my five year old, Leah, never even bat an eye when he told her her Grandpa was marrying another man. She instantly adopted him as another Grandpa, her “Pippy”, and managed to get him wrapped around her finger pretty quickly.

We do not need to explain to our daughter anything about this marriage, other than the fact that it is the joining of two people who love each other. Which is how we would explain ANY marriage, for that matter. I am so glad that we are raising our children to love and to appreciate and support all forms of love. There is no prejudice in my home, and Grandpa is still the same awesome Grandpa he always has been.

My wish is that the whole world could see it that way, and that every man and every woman could have the support they deserve when they are marrying someone they love, regardless of gender.

Don’t Steal My Spotlight!

Leah loves to dance and perform, which I am sure is no surprise to those who follow this blog and read it regularly. Lately, I have noticed that her personality is somehow this odd combination of my mother’s toughness and silliness, and my father-in-law’s sassy attitude.

Last weekend we were in my father-in-law’s apartment visiting with family, so of course Leah had to put on a show. She shushed us all so that she could begin, then turned to her grandpa and said, “Grandpa Rich, I guess you can dance with me.”

“Oh, I can?” he asked.

“Yeah,” she said, and then added almost as an afterthought, “but you better not get out of control!”

The best part is that it sounded exactly like something Grandpa Rich would say. Nobody steals his spotlight, and nobody puts Leah in a corner, er, I mean steals her spotlight, either!

Updates!

Hello my fabulous readers!

It has been quite awhile since I last posted. Life has been crazy busy with Leah in school, me in school, my husband working a lot of hours, and a baby boy who is into everything! Here are some updates as to what has been going on in the house of Supermom!

Leah started kindergarten in September and despite her reservations, she LOVES school! She has gotten nothing but green dots every single day, which means good behavior and I couldn’t be more proud of my little girl. I miss having her home with me every day, but I am so glad that she is making friends and that I get to share her with the world.

Christopher is amazing. He learns new things all the time and is so smart and sweet. He gives the best drooly kisses and says “muah!” while doing it. He is crawling and pulling himself up and getting into tons of mischief. He waved bye-bye once, but I can’t get him to do it again. He says dada, mama, and hi and laughs whenever he hears the word “boobies”, especially if he is hungry! 😉 He is an absolute joy, just like his big sister! Oh, and he does that thing where I ask him how big he is and he throws his arms up in the air.

I will try to be better about getting on here and posting. Just because Leah is at school all day doesn’t mean she is not giving me plenty of hilarious material for ya’lls enjoyment! Stay well, and I will write again soon.

My sweetie on her first day of school!

My sweetie on her first day of school!

What? What'd I do?

What? What’d I do?