Sisters... sweet, sweet Sisters

Anna's 10(ish) month update has to wait a minute. I don't have much experience with big sisters to compare, but let it be known that the two big sisters under our roof are amazing. Make that Amazing, with a capital A ....more

February: the calm after the storm

So, apparently in the world of homeschooling, January can be hell. And I think I would have to agree. After 2+ weeks without a routine in the same setting as where school happens, finding our way back to structure and routine was somewhat of a challenge ....more

Anna: 8 months

Oh, sweet baby girl... You are possibly the funniest baby we've ever known. Your disposition is off-the-charts amazing ....more

Happy New Year!

As I sit here and attempt to sum up December, I'm realizing that it may very well have been one of our busiest months. Ever. While the girls and I wrapped up our first semester of school, John wrapped up his final weeks at KU ....more

Sweet, sweet 6 months

Dear Anna Banana - I write your 6-month update with overflowing love because you, sweet baby girl, slept for eleven straight hours last night. In the words of your Daddy: "sweet, glorious sleep". In the past week since you hit the 6-month mark, I've thought about this update numerous times and each time, it started something like this: "Your sleeping abilities are atrocious".. ....more

All that was October

Let's start with you, Anna Panna Cotta... October marked 5 months for you, Baby Bear. We love you more this month than last.. ....more

A wee 4 months

Dear Tiny Baby, You are four months old. At your three month check-up, you weighed a whopping 9 pounds, 11 ounces. At your four month check-up, you managed to top the scales at 10 pounds, 2 ounces ....more

July 2014: 6 years..10 weeks

Dear Abby,Six. years. old ....more

Anna Michele

Sweet baby Anna Michele Lawrence was born on Tuesday, May 20th at 11:42 a.m. She weighed 6 lbs, 15 oz and was 18 inches long. She is perfect. Here's her story.. ....more