I took these 2008 reflection questions from simplemom. 1. What was the single best thing that happened this past year Moving back to Minnesota into our lovely house. 2. What was the single most challenging thing that happened? Moving. We were living in California and we had two weeks to pack all of our belongings Read More
I love seeing Caleb’s sense of humor develop. Though he’s always loved to laugh, I can see him starting to find humor in more things and he is even trying to make his own jokes. His early humor was physical, he loved being tickled, kicking his legs, swinging around, and anything else that was very Read More
He looked at me, shoved his finger far up into his left nostril, then exhaled through his nose, causing a HUGE bubble to form from his right nostril. He held the pose and grinned.
Caleb had his 15 month checkup today and, despite his current cold, is a very healthy little boy. We were able to look in his mouth and he has his 4 upper and 4 lower teeth fully grown in (that he’s had for awhile) and is currently sprouting 2 bottom teeth on each side and Read More
What are the children of geeks reading these days?
Well, today marks our transition from disposable diapers back to cloth. We initially started with a mix of disposable & cloth, but decided to go to all disposable because of the whole move across the country, live with my parents, search for a house, buy a house, move again thing. Now that we’re nice and Read More
Josh’s parents have often spoken of Josh’s childhood in terms of “Houdweebie” stories. They are basically odd things that Josh would do to escape situations and pretty much just be the weird kid that he was. Here is a recording (from Josh and Kevin‘s college radio show Mission Control) of Josh’s mom sharing some Houdweebie Read More
Caleb’s Lion Costume 19, originally uploaded by StephLewis. Caleb was a Lion for Halloween this year. I made this costume for him out of fleece and ribbon. I made it a little big (with room to let out) so that he can still play in it over the next couple of years. He loved being Read More
I’ve been reading the blog Soule Mama for quite some time. I so loved the writings of Amanda Blake Soule, that I also purchased and read her book The Creative Family: How to Encourage Imagination and Nurture Family Connections. It is fantastic and has helped me to think differently and wonderfully about how I view Read More
Sewing I made a halloween costume for Caleb. He was a lion. It was a fun costume to make. I made it a little big (with purposeful room to let some parts out) so he could play in it for the next couple of years. Designing I’ve been designing a quilt square for Abby as Read More