We came back from Reno at the end of January and settled back in to home and work at the beginning of February. Sam was moving around more on the floor but not scooting forward – yet! There was no activity on the house for a couple of weeks while the cement cured, so it… Continue reading Family Update, February 2017, Sam at 8 Months Old
Well, I have gotten WAY behind here! So I need to catch up on our trip to Reno at the end of January. It was both boys’ first time traveling to visit their grandparents there and it was Sam’s first airplane travel. In anticipation of the trip, I learned a new way to tie the… Continue reading A Trip to Reno!
I keep wanting to share some of my thoughts and what I’ve been reading about baby and child development. With Ari, I read sooo much and I was determined, this second time around, to put the books and internet away and just enjoy Sam. But I’m just passionate about baby and child development. I started… Continue reading Respecting Babies and Children: Parenting Resources and Thoughts
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 entered our January Snowmageddon with a fridge full of produce to be used, and I was determined to use it since we were stuck at home! During the 7th/8th weekend, I made this butternut squash, sweet potato, and red lentil stew. I used a can of butternut squash purée because that was all I… Continue reading Soups! (And Muffins and Spaghetti)
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