Category Archives: Siblings

It’s OK.

Since summer break started I’ve been sneaky about getting Beans to practice his reading and math skills. You know, if I asked him to do some addition or read a book he might take that as a personal affront. I … Continue reading

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Naptime is over

When Tallulah takes a nap, I carry around the baby monitor listening to her moan and groan and talk in her sleep – sometimes it’s tough to figure out when she’s actually awake. The telltale sign that naptime is over … Continue reading

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What is it with holidays?

What I mean is, what is it with holidays and my kids getting sick? Yesterday, Tallulah woke up at 3 a.m. She tossed and turned and moaned and groaned and tried to go back to sleep for a while, and … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday

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Falsely accused

Tallulah spoke her first full sentence several weeks before Christmas: “I fall down.” She didn’t make a regular habit of stringing together a bunch of words after that, though, only gracing us with those complete thoughts here and there – … Continue reading

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First day of kindergarten, part II

Beans started at a new school last week. We had been on a magnet school wait list since the summer, and when a spot came open for Beans at that school, Matt and I had to make the choice of … Continue reading

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The white stuff

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