Never Enough Time

I don’t really know where the time goes.  Somehow it’s been over a month since I published all of my blog posts, and I really don’t know how or why.  I thought I’d have so much more time after Carrie started school, but in reality I somehow have less time.  And I have so many … [Read more…]

5 Years, 3 Months

Dear Carolyn, Today you are 5-and-a-quarter years old.  Today you also met your twin baby cousins for the first time.  You were so excited to meet them!  You kept whispering to the girls how cute they were and how soon they would be big girls like you and you’d play with them and teach them … [Read more…]

Bon Voyage, Dizzy!

Dizzy Sheep is going on a voyage, à la Flat Stanley, to visit various friends around the country.  I made him a little travel case, and we had a little bon voyage party this evening. If all goes as planned, he’ll be traveling until the fall!

Happy Birthday

We had a nice quiet (well, as quiet as it ever gets with two kids) dinner at home and a small ice cream cake to celebrate Denis’ birthday today.  Happy birthday, honey!

18 month well-baby visit

Vital stats: 18 months, 6 days old 24 lbs. 14.5 oz. 32″ tall Anna had her 18 month visit today.  She’s still pretty much right in the middle of the growth charts for height and weight.  The pediatrician was impressed with her vocabulary and how tolerant she was about being examined.  She only needed one … [Read more…]


So, if the sled is for ages 6+, and there’s a 5 year old and a 1.5 year old sitting on it, that’s OK, right?  (Don’t bother reporting me, there was maybe an inch of snow and no hill – not much danger there.) Oh!  And this was taken with my second attempt at a … [Read more…]

First Haircut

I love Anna’s hair, but she was sporting a little baby mullet because she never lost all of her original hair in the back, it’s just been growing non-stop since she was born.  There were long bits that when wet and straight would hang halfway down her back, but only a few curls were long … [Read more…]