Monthly Archives: January 2014


One of Elias’ favorite things to do these days is dancing. Well…that’s what he calls it anyway. For him it’s all fun. For Mommy or Daddy it’s a strenuous work out. I don’t know how it all started, but Elias … Continue reading

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Simon is Walking!

Simon is walking! He’s been slowly increasing his distance from one step…to two steps…to four steps at a time. Now I think I will say he is officially walking since he tries walking all the time and he can make … Continue reading

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Male Pattern Blindness: Version 2

I’ve written about male pattern blindness once before on this blog. For those of you who don’t remember, I was half joking/half lamenting about the fact that Nathan could some how “not see” certain chores that needed to be done. … Continue reading

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First Day of Preschool!

Today was Elias’ first day of preschool. It went splendidly! As soon as we arrived in the parking lot, Elias exclaimed, “We’re at school!” We ran in the building, he hung up his coat, and entered his classroom. He looked … Continue reading

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There’s My Harmonica!

Nathan says I always preface my stories with way too many details. He may be right. But sometimes there are is just important background information that makes the story even better. So here’s the background: 1. Nathan…because of his interest … Continue reading

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A Letter to Elias

Dear Elias, We went on a date last Saturday, you and I. Our first Mommy/son date. It is something your father and I had talked about doing for a long time….having purposeful quality time set aside for each of us … Continue reading

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Preschool and a Piano!

Today two very exciting things happened! First, it was Elias’ preschool open house. He will officially begin school next week. Today we got to go to see his classroom, meet his teacher, play with the other kids, and get some … Continue reading

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Enjoying Being Outside

We are lucky to have pretty mild winters here. Even when the days are rainy such as today, we are able to find short patches of dry time to get outside and play. With two little boys, that is important! … Continue reading

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