Archive for August, 2015

Attitude of Gratitude

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

Now the hard work begins.  And while it might take him twice as long, with twice the prompting, as it does for his sister, he is not off the hook for writing his own thank you notes. I do have to give him a simple “script” to follow, which he copies, word for word.  He […]

Family Party!

Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

Saturday was Tad’s family party, and if we were to judge by his smiles, he had a great time! There were lots of LEGO gift cards, which he really wanted, but don’t make for great photo ops.  He did get some other fun things…

Summer Rain

Monday, August 17th, 2015

It’s raining, I said.  Come back inside, I said. And the kid who loves the sensation of rain falling on him said, “So?” I should note that he only likes “gentle” rain. Last Friday, it was pelting down hard, with thunder and lightning, and it wasn’t so fun.  He didn’t want to be outside then!

Announcing…. A New Cousin!

Friday, August 14th, 2015

One week ago today, Ressis and Oddball welcomed their fourth baby!  Grandma and Gichan were also on hand to welcome Little Cousin, Little Cowgirl, and Little Hawk’s new baby sister!!! For now, we will be calling her Baby Girl Cousin until we can come up with a good blog name for her.  She was 7 […]