Archive for April, 2008

Another step

Wednesday, April 30th, 2008

Literally. The occupational therapist came along for the ride with Kay the speech therapist yesterday, to take a good look at Tad. As a result, Tad will be getting orthopedic inserts for his shoes. This doesn’t really relate to speech therapy at all, you say. Why inserts? Well, Tad walks on his tiptoes. Constantly. When […]

Ane Speaks – classical music edition

Tuesday, April 29th, 2008

I’m trying to broaden the kids’ musical tastes beyond Veggie Tales, Sesame Street, They Might Be Giants and Star Wars soundtracks. So, last night I turned on Mozart for a little musical accompianment to dinner. Ane listened intently. “Is this ballet music?” she asked. She thinks all orchestral classical music must be “ballet” music. “No. […]

Coloring Together

Monday, April 28th, 2008

Sometimes, we do get a peaceful moment around here. Friday, the kids were coloring together. But we have to be careful not to poke anyone’s eye out.

Game, set, match – over

Friday, April 25th, 2008

Tad has learned to open doors. This is not good. Well, he’s been able to open certain doors for a while. The doors at Grandma and Gichan’s house, for example, are fair game because they have a lever-type handle on all their doors. At home, though, we just have old-fashioned traditional round knobs. He has […]