Mr. Matthew Monkey Pants

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I was practicing piano for a new show earlier, and Matthew was quietly (well, not so quietly) playing with some of his new percussion instruments behind me.  (He has an uncanny sense of rhythm, so this was not as hard as it sounds.)  Halfway through the piece I suddenly realized he’d gotten all quiet. And giggly. … [Read more…]

So quiet…

Everyone has gone back to work and school and Matthew and Murphy are both napping.  It’s so quiet after two weeks of everyone being home and together.  Matthew spent the morning running to the window every time a car went by, saying “buh? buh?” and looking for the school bus.  I’m apparently not as much … [Read more…]

Two Wild Weeks

In the past two weeks, Matthew has figured out so many new things, it’s astounding.  He can crawl with his belly off the floor, he can get himself into a sitting position, he can pull up to kneeling and standing, and he’s starting to climb.  He’s started signing “milk”, “more”, “dog”, and “water”.  He’s also … [Read more…]

Tap, tap, tap….

Is this thing on? It’s been a while, hasn’t it? Let me explain.  No, wait, there is too much.  Let me sum up. Lots of everyday, crazy fun and messy life has happened in the past, oh, almost two years now.  I’m not really sure why I stopped blogging except that things got busy for … [Read more…]