Monthly Archives: April 2010


My totally super awesome 4-year-old Cate just read the first couple pages of Hop on Pop. My heart is flying!  I want to sing it from the mountaintops!  She can read!

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golden time

This past few weeks has felt like such a golden time for our family.  The weather has been nice (well, warm, even if it’s been rainy), and Chris has been home.  The bonus couple of weeks is great.  There were … Continue reading

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Meg’s bathroom decor

So, overall Meg has been much easier to parent than Cate at the same age.  She just doesn’t get into things like Cate did.  That doesn’t mean she’s a perfect child.  She still makes her fair share of mischief.  Case … Continue reading

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Meg’s poem

This poem used to be Cate’s, but I believe it applies better to Meg now. There was a little girl, Who had a little curl, Right in the middle of her forehead. When she was good, She was very good indeed, … Continue reading

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tuesday afternoon Meg

The girls are playing in the backyard this afternoon.  I think Meg looks particularly beautiful today; her coral dress really suits her.  I could just eat her with a spoon. Here are her butterfly sandals.  Both she and Cate have … Continue reading

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head(s) up

Blythe is finally getting some neck strength!  (It’s hard when you head is as big as hers!) She can nearly roll from her back to her belly; when we help her the rest of the way over, she’ll sit and … Continue reading

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Meg’s babies

Meg put all her babies in size order. (Don’t worry.  We placed Blythe on the blanket; Meg worked around her.)

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I’m having to laugh at the kids for the moment. Blythe is lying on the floor, and the girls are positioning themselves around her to make various letters like “T”, “I”, or “H”. They sure can come up with the … Continue reading

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had to share

Wanted to share links to two funny items I read on Serious Eats. World’s Saddest Cookbook Extra Peppers I woke up this morning still laughing about them.

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first pool day 2010

Saturday we pulled out the pool for the first time this year. The fun this time was to pretend that they were drinking bubbles. They filled up empty bubble containers with pool water. Took a big swig.  (I say this … Continue reading

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