Let It Snow // Captain’s Log Day 2181

Sunday we had our first blizzard of the season. We only got about 4 inches of snow, but the wind was ferocious, drifting the snow everywhere. I woke up Sunday morning and peeked out the window, surprised to find there was nothing on the ground yet – the news reported the storm rolling in at […]

Captain’s log day 2,141

We stopped by the lake the other night. It has become a favorite thing to do lately in the evenings. The kids get some wiggles out, and we get the peacefulness of watching the sun set. The moon was crescent-shaped, which was interesting to Sylas. He knows all about that already. He truly has an […]

Capitain’s Log: Day 2078

We took the kids out to the park a couple days ago while the weather wasn’t too cold. they’ve been getting cabin fever, and with the Midwest weather – ever changing – it makes it hard to make plans to go outside. One day it will be nearly seventy degrees outside and then it will […]

Sickies

Our household has come down with a case of parainfluenza 1, aka croup. One of Sylas’ preschool friends decided to share it with him, and he has shared it with all of us as per cold season protocol. I think that Sylas and Ivan are on the mend, though still coughing and sleeping more than […]

Babies Dont Keep

After a bit of a battle, I finally got the boys to sleep at a decent hour tonight. Amalia was peacefully asleep in her bassinet while I had been dealing with the bedtime crisis. I scooped her up and cuddled her with me in the recliner to watch some TV that didn’t involve cartoon characters […]

Two week update

Amalia is now two weeks old! She is starting to fill out more and has moved into newborn size onsies and sleepers – she was already in NB pants. Her cord stump fell off on 6/16 and she had her first run bath that evening. I was changing her in the morning and noticed it […]