Author Archives: Kimberly

A Happy Fathers Day

Nathan is one of the best dads I know.  Our boys are super lucky to claim him as theirs. Today we started out by showering Nathan with gifts. I had let each of the boys pick out a shirt for … Continue reading

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Bowling

Elias and Simon have save, spend, and give jars as part of their education about money. They get a small “allowance” each week in which they are required to put one quarter in each of the jars, and the final … Continue reading

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Family Time

We had a very full weekend with lots of family time. We started out by picking Elias up from school on Friday and driving straight to Ridgefield, WA, just north of Vancouver. Yes. We made that drive on a Friday. … Continue reading

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Driftwood Shores – Year 3

Over Memorial Day weekend we made our third annual trip down to Florence, Oregon for some family fun. The four hour drive (which is more like 5 with small children) seems like a lot just to go to the beach, … Continue reading

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Welcoming the Sun!

This week I feel like we’ve finally welcomed the sun back to our home. The weather was warm (almost too warm – on Monday evening Elias’ bedroom was 87 degrees when he was trying to fall asleep). But enough complaining … Continue reading

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Simon’s Last Day of Preschool

Today was Simon’s last day of preschool. He was in a three’s program two mornings a week this year. If you ask him, he’ll tell you that he is so excited to be in pre-K now! He’ll be starting pre-K … Continue reading

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Raising Readers

Nathan and I have both always loved reading. Before kids I used to read over 40,000 pages a year. Let’s just say that has been drastically reduced now that I am caring for three boys. But maybe if you count … Continue reading

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Mothers Day Roses

A few weeks ago, in Elias’ journal, his prompt was “What would be the perfect gift to give your mother.” His answer was a rose. I thought it was pretty cute at the time. Fast forward to Mother’s Day: My … Continue reading

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Caleb – 18 Months

Caleb will be 18 months old in just a few days. It is hard to believe that an entire year and a half could have gone by already! With Elias, 18 months old was one of my favorite ages. When … Continue reading

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11 Years of Marriage

Yesterday, Nathan and I celebrated 11 years of marriage. We spent the morning at the boys’ tball game, and the afternoon was spent doing some weeding and bark dust shoveling. In the evening, my parents watched the boys and put … Continue reading

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