So much for focusing on the later due date, I’m ready to go NOW. Yesterday I had lots of contractions, they’d get regular, then quit. Bummer. Today I saw the nurse practitioner, she said I’m good to go any Continue reading Could this be real labor?
Both boys had little fevers this morning, and were more than usually interested in snuggling before breakfast. Ah, I thought, this is not the day we have great breakthroughs in understanding arithmetic algorithms, lets just move boxes. They greeted Continue reading Re-Arranging the House
Well, here is the impact on the rest of the house. First the living room: Now two views of the study, the clean, inviting functional view, and the distressing-boy-do-we-have-work-to-do view (with M to make it cuter). The boys didn’t Continue reading House Photos
We accomplished all our our goals for this Saturday’s workday here with friends; the final paint touch ups were done, the furniture was assembled, the boxes were cut up for recycling, the crumbcake turned out yummy as did the Continue reading It Never Rains but it Pours
While this lady’s co-op is run differently than the one I organize, I really like what she has to say. Why Support Support Groups It seems to me that most people get out what they put into Continue reading Why bother to co-op, a link
At my Mom-in -Law’s suggestion, the boys took the dragon with them to Lowe’s and picked a paler color of the tongue. The first coat is actually up on the walls now, it does make the room feel smaller Continue reading Work day and (have no fear) we used a different yellow
Well, here are the new fabrics, displayed on some moving debris, a sideways shelf about to be re-used elsewhere. The Green fabric will become Roman Shades, the Orange fabric will cover the platform rocker’s cushions, the dragon and rocketship Continue reading New Room Color Sceme
I heard bouncing and "Arrgs, You’ve got me!" I blinked a few minutes, and then realized that the boys were jousting, hadn’t I just read them, "The Great Castle Search" book from the library?
ME: How did the tournament go? DH: We were about halfway down in the pack, which was fine for a rookie team. ME: What were the boys like when they arrived at 7:00AM? DH: They were all very excited, enthusiastic, Continue reading Interview with DH: How the Tournament went
Last year My Mom, the boys and I came down to the F.I.R.S.T. LEGO Tournement at Roger Williams University to see DH dressed in black and white stripes as a referee. He has been volunteering there for the last Continue reading Lego Tournement Preparation
Yesterday I got caught in a sea of worry. I tried throwing my cares at the Lord, and mentioned a list of stuff I still hadn’t bought for our little girl due to arrive next month: a stroller, carseat Continue reading Thanksgiving
I looked over my blog the other day and realized that we haven’t been carrying on with "Drawing with Children" like I had planned for us to do. So last night I pulled out the lesson plan, and the book, Continue reading Beginning Volume Drawing