December 18


December 14

This is gonna be epic!


December 3

I call this one What It’s Like to Have a Brother. Snow shoveling photoshoot inspired today by Rebecca. 


These Days

   


December 19

Simon had his first chorus concert tonight. Along with more than a hundred other fourth and fifth graders, he’s been practicing once a week before school. The concert was really well done, and I enjoyed it immensely. I also had an unexpected bit of nostalgia as I realized that one of my elementary school Christmas […]


December 14

Even though he does something to remind me near-daily, I often forget what a ham Ian is. We enjoyed his dramatic reading of Humphrey’s First Christmas. (Reading a Christmas book was a somewhat posed photo op, but Ian really did read the book–and the expressiveness was all his own. Simon’s costume is also all him.) DPP pics […]


December 7

There are a couple of stories we like to tell that succinctly explain the difference between Jason and me. This weekend we added another. On Sunday morning, the kids all piled into our (queen-sized) bed. I was practically delirious with happiness; it filled my cup right up. Everyone agreed there’s not really enough room for […]


December 5

Clara fell down on the playground after school today. Lucky for her she’s got a pretty awesome older brother who picked her up and dusted her off. DPP pics from past years (2006-11 lost to the ether), 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016


December 4

Simon has become the popcorn maker and the hot chocolate maker in our house. Today he made both, and we’re about to settle in to watch an episode of the Great British Baking Show. Bring it on, cold, blustery day. DPP pics from past years: (2006-11 lost to the ether), 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016


December 22

This one missed the holiday singalong at school to get two cavities filled. Double whammy! But he did get to watch ESPN, so I think he was okay with it.