Archive for August, 2012

Toe Art

Friday, August 31st, 2012

Tad has always been genuinely curious about nail polish, but has always balked at having it on his own nails.  That is, until Auntie offered to do some nail art for him on his big toes. This was the result (after a couple of days’ wear): Your eyes do not deceive you – that is […]

New Teachers

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

Today is the day that Ane will meet her new teacher.  And this teacher is really new.  This will be her first year teaching, according to our cousin the Principal. Sadly, one of the third grade teachers at Ane’s school died suddenly over the summer.  Ane didn’t know him, but she knew of him. And […]

Build That Batcave!

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

Between gift cards, birthday cash and Tooth Fairy money, Tad had enough to finally buy the Lego set of his dreams – the new Batcave. He was literally breathing down my neck, begging me to get it open.  I opened it up and spread out my doom on the kitchen table. There were 5 bags […]

One More Week

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

School starts in ONE MORE WEEK. Wow. Summer went fast. And really slowly, too. I got a phone call yesterday from Tad’s new bus driver, who told me what time he would be getting picked up and dropped off.  He’s getting picked up for school at the SAME TIME as Ane!!!  This has never happened […]