Isn’t it odd when your child hits a new moment of clarity? I know that sounds weird, but like the next stage of maturity or another stage of life.
This guy is my sweet old soul. He's wiser than he lets on. He's more observant than anyone I know. And yet, he is a total goofball. Totally my kid.
What has become of me.. Or more accurately. Where the hell did it go!? Our dudes are four years old. We're forty. 2017 is coming and going as I write. The world, as shit as it seems to be at the moment, is still turning - for now. And for now, here is what is going on… Continue reading Time, time, time…
We've started a few new traditions as the season progresses. New advent calendar activities. Making heaps of things by hand, and of course, buying handmade things. And always, the elusive "In front of the Christmas Tree" portrait. Oh well. One day… Continue reading More Handmade Christmas Goodness!
Somedays, time never seems to more forward. Days and days of tantrums, neverending laundry, endless dishes after a dinners barely anyone eats. The constant cycle of repetitive daily life. And then you realise, my children are a year older! Three! 3! Holy moly! How is it that while life seems to stand still, we all get older… Continue reading Happy Birthday to my 3 Year Olds!
These guys. If the sun is shining, they will be outside. xx
Goodbye, Autumn. Hello, Winter.X
As the boys turn more and more into proper boys, their energy seems endless. There were once days that they would sleep every afternoon for two hours. I almost can't imagine that now. The last few months, day sleeps have gone out the window. And with that - all of our sanity! There are those… Continue reading The days of napping…
Man, it is cold! I honestly can not get over it. The bitter southerly has kicked in and it's kicking our asses! While it's really beautiful out when the sun is shining, I can feel my ears go numb. Time to break out all the winter gear and start layering up. Lots of layers. lots… Continue reading Autumn is here.
Late Summer Showers are best when shared. Lucky they can be cute. More and more I see them playing together. They have a running commentary about the things they do, they thank each other for helping, and they share snacks. It is very sweet to see. I guess I feel lucky that they have this… Continue reading Sharing & Summer Showers