The day of the inauguration, I was home and the boys were at school (and A. was home sick with a cold or flu or something), so I was doing a lot of housework, mostly folding laundry and washing dishes, hand washing multiple bottles and pump parts. My mind tends to wander during those tasks,… Continue reading After Snowpocalypse: Inauguration and Resistance… And A New Foundation (In Our Backyard)
We’ve had so much snow this year! I previously shared some photos from our early- to mid-December snowfall. Then we got more January 7th to the 9th, all was clear and schools opened up again on Tuesday the 10th but shortly after 5:30 that day, it started really coming down! It was quite a blizzard.… Continue reading Snowmageddon 2017
This post is a couple of weeks old, but I’m going to save everything that’s happened since for another post. We just got busy and I never managed to finish this and post it on time! We had a lovely New Year’s Day three-day weekend home together, with a babysitter here for a few hours… Continue reading Sam Turns 7 Months Old, Ari at 3 and 1/2
The snow was melting as we went into the second half of December. Ari found ways to entertain himself inside: And he went to a classmate’s birthday party at Playdate PDX, with a huge indoor castle-themed climbing structure – his first time there. We usually monitor him closely and follow him around in playground settings,… Continue reading Sam at 6 Months Old, End of 2016!
We spent most of November being sick. I think both of the kids went through a couple of bugs, because their stuffy noses were just clearing up when they started getting stuffy and coughing again, Sam had a bit of a temperature one day, and Ari had a high fever for three days. I seemed… Continue reading Family Update, End of November, Sam at 5 Months Old
We’ve had some amusing conversations with Ari lately. Here are a couple of examples: The other night, I was reading Ari his bedtime books. We were reading a Sandra Boynton book and he wanted me to “sing it.” I was doing my best, but I’m getting over a cold and have a very hoarse voice… Continue reading A Couple of Ari Stories