Lu turns One

Lu’s First Birthday: To Remember: – That afternoon she mastered climbing onto the pew so she could look out on the wide, wide world. – She thought she was so smart being able to climb the pew that she decided to give the step stool a try.  I was up...

Well Matched

Lu is a year and some change and this morning I put her in a 24 month onesie.  This girl . . . Max walked in just as I stood her up and she yelled out a greeting. “Lu!  We match!” She jumped into his arms and they took off down the hall chatting and...

I.T. Support

Last August when I was a stew of pregnancy induced hormones and anxiety the midwife suggested one on one time with each of the kids for an hour each day, every day.  She wrote it down like a prescription. “And whispering only, too.  Make them do it, Annie.  I...

Winter’s Gift

I secretly love winter. Sure, I can crab and complain about it with the best of them and come February I’m over it but now, right this very moment, I love it. I loved it Friday when I decided form over function in my shoe choice and wore my flats on my bare feet...

Afraid So

Ellie celebrated her feast day today.  There were waffles for breakfast, tea in fancy dresses with a lunch time visit from her godmother (I am kicking myself for not getting a photo of them together.  Elizabeth taught about St. Elizabeth to all six of her classes...