• Almost¬†

    January 9, 2017

    I almost forgot to write today. It’s 9:42 here as I type this from bed. On my phone. Both girls are asleep. The house is cleaned and ‘tucked in’ as I like to think of it. Sam and I just had our nightly debate of “But is the downstairs heater on and I didn’t touch…

  • Books With Bella

    January 6, 2017

    A few months ago, Bella suddenly had an interest in chapter books. We've entered into a whole new range of books with Bella. And it seemed to happen overnight. Suddenly she wants to sit and listen to books that don't have pictures of every page, and sighs with disappointment when our chapter is over. We…

  • For the Love of Dinos

    January 5, 2017

    Well, it finally happened. If you follow me on IG you know Bella’s love for dinosaurs runs deep. I mean – years and years. She’s 7 and I see no signs of that slowing down as she asked for 10 baby T-Rex’s for Christmas. She’s been attempting to get Char to love them as much…

  • Getting Out

    January 3, 2017

    Today was a crummy day. Everyone, including me, was in a bit of a bad mood from the start. Nothing really happened, but nothing happened to stop it either. So all of us got crankier with each other. At lunch I looked around at my two fussy girls and my own dismal self and announced,…

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