January 8, 2016

After 2 weeks of no ballet class, we started up again today! This was basically Betsy the entire class.  Refusing to do or doing the opposite of whatever the teacher and the other girls did.  At one point during stretching time she was chewing on her ballet shoes.  Can’t wait for the recital in May! … [Read more…]






January 5, 2016

Polly came to visit!  It was such a wonderful and enjoyable day.  The kids kind of love her. She came with me to Christopher’s well check, and then we had a great lunch and lots of great chats before heading back to pick up the big kids from school.  Here they were all taking selfies … [Read more…]






January 4, 2016

Today I watched a couple of sweet kids while their mom went out with her mother-in-law.  They did a great job playing together and even all played in the same room for a brief moment!  I am so glad we have friends with kids of similar ages.  We can sympathize with each other about all … [Read more…]






January 3, 2016

With Christmas falling on a Thursday and New Years Eve as well, we scored some great free vacation days with Ben.  We are ending today our 4 day weekend that we all felt was well spent.  After two rainy and cold days spent mostly inside (one day almost entirely in pajamas!) today was cool, full … [Read more…]






January 1, 2016

I know this is ambitious, but I am going to attempt another Project 365 this year! Here is the view from this evening.  Ben introduced Carson to a Star Wars Lego game on the computer.  Every child (and to be honest, every person) in our house has taken a turn or two on it :) … [Read more…]