All Saints, 2014

Discussions of this year’s Saints really did start very early and without any prompting from Jac or I.  Even the discussion and weighing of pros and cons for their selections was largely relegated to the congregation of siblings.  We eavesdropped and let them...

Bearded Lady

This may come as a surprise, but I’m not a huge fan of facial hair. But Jac can rock a sweet beard so he does and I’m okay with that.  Given the choice, however, I prefer a clean shave. Lucy on the other hand . . . “Daddy” to her means a nice...

Illuminating

I wish I could adequately describe the level of chaos that is usual during “school.” Okay, it’s really not that bad but Gemma is just on the cusp of hanging with the big kids (an aside: she is trying so very, very hard to figure out what it means to...

Sleepless

To be filed under “Do Not Forget!” in the event of future guilt trips and/or the blessing of another baby. At 11 months and a handful of days, Lucy does not sleep.  It’s been this way for a while, actually, but I think her lack of sleep is...

Angelic

It’s that time of year – we’ve begun discussing All Saints costumes. It’s simultaneously raising and lowering my stress level because, 1. We will now have Lucy’s birthday, All Hallow’s Eve, All Saints and All Souls in succession...