Archive for September, 2018

Shopping With Tad

Monday, September 24th, 2018

When Tad is in a good mood these days, it’s pretty nice.  (We are in full moody teenager mode lately, so when he brightens up, he’s actually pretty pleasant.) Yesterday, he stopped at the grocery store with me, and was helping me load up the conveyor belt at checkout. He decided it would be the […]

Flashback Friday

Friday, September 21st, 2018

I was looking back at old school pictures when I came across this one. This was five years ago, while we were waiting for Ane’s bus, and Thumper was a baby.  Ane would have been in 4th grade. And now she’s in high school and he’s in kindergarten.

Slowly Settling

Thursday, September 20th, 2018

Thumper is our only child to attend all-day kindergarten, and boy, is he feeling it. He’s crashing in the car, he’s falling asleep at the dinner table… he’s just plain ol’ TIRED at the end of the day. I thought that last year – when he was attending preschool for the “extended day” program – […]

Art of the Week – Sketching

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Tad’s new art class at the studio was supposed to start this week.  Then I got a phone call on Monday from his new teacher, telling me that the building was actually closed for the day because the parking lot was being repaved a day earlier than scheduled.  Surprise!  Tad took it in stride (once […]