Into the Tube

A week or two ago, my Timehop app showed me a picture of Elijah at the eye doctor. I actually doubled checked the date because I didn’t think there was anyway that could’ve been a full year ago, and yet, it was. This event was only important because of why we made and attended that appointment- it was just a few weeks after Eli started complaining about headaches ....more

Growing Safely

On first glance at my kids, it would seem very obvious that Will is a harder kid to parent. And in a lot of ways, he is. He is more temperamental than Eli ever was ....more

First Day Feelings

This morning my baby started preschool. We are extremely lucky that Elijah was already enrolled at an amazing preschool that is one of the few places that takes non-potty trained 2 year olds, so it was a no-brainer to move William at the start of this school year. We went last week and met the teachers (Elijah’s is the same as he had all summer, so it was a sort of non-event for him) and we absolutely adore Will’s teacher ....more

What a Difference 2 Years Make

I am still just not over the fact that my baby is two. My baby. Two ....more

William: Year 2

Will- Today you are 2 years old. My baby. My sweet tiny boy ....more

One of those very random catch up kind of posts

I have opened up the blog several times this week to write and then the allure of laziness takes over and I don’t. Things are basically good. And busy ....more

Summers of Love

Nearly every summer of my childhood, we spent a week with my family in Ventura. We crammed 15+ people into a three bedroom house. We showered outside, often in pairs to save water and keep sand out of the house after hours at the beach ....more

What a Difference 23 Months Make!

We finally did a month on time! Woo! Go team ....more

William: Month 23

Will- Today you are 23 months old. Please know that I’ve never told anyone that you are 23 months old because that’s the kind of age specificity that crazy people use. You are almost 2 ....more

Willing the Way

I intended, as usual, to write this last week, but…life. There are a lot of things I want to write and well, they’ll all wait. Also, as usual ....more