For months and for reasons unknown, Will has been incredibly fearful of riding his bike. The only reason that I can think is that a few months ago he fell off his bike, and my ever-so-cautious first-born has refused to get on his bike ever since. We tried everything we could think to get that … Continue reading #142 Be Brave, Little One.
As we were playing outside today, Will asked me about clovers. I told him that usually clovers only have three leaves, but if you are lucky, you may find one with four leaves. This little turkey found not one, but three four-leaf clovers. He is one lucky little man - with eyes like a hawk, … Continue reading #139 Four-leaf Clover.
I seriously cannot get enough of these two together. Their love for eachother just melts my heart. These are just some pictures over the last few days with them; a day in the life with these two.
Mommy & Will lunch date: I told Will I would take him wherever he wanted to go for lunch. His choice? “The blue place!” (aka Culver’s). Give this kid a grilled cheese and an ice cream, and his day is made!
This weekend, we went on a short bike ride down to the park a few blocks away from our house. The sun was shining, there was finally no rain, and it was warm enough to enjoy a day outdoors.
We found ourselves on a Saturday with no prior commitments, no plans or errands to run - a small victory in itself. We decided to make a family day of it, and started our day off with breakfast at Pancake Pantry. The Pancake Pantry is a Nashville staple. There is no doubt that when you … Continue reading #132 Nate’s 1st Pancake Pantry Experience.
As we were driving home from school today, Will requested that we play outside in the dirt when we got home. I am more than happy to let my kids get dirty and I encourage them to play outside as much as possible, so we quickly set up a construction site in their dirt pile … Continue reading #71 Just Call Him “Pig-Pen”.
Every Friday, Will's class is asked to bring in items that start with a particular letter. This week, the letter "C" was selected. Will and I had talked all week about what item he should bring to share with his classmates. As I was putting toys away last night, I came across his PJ Mask … Continue reading #69 Starts with the letter “C”.
Apparently holding kids back an extra year is a common occurrence in the south. Going to school in Ohio, the cutoff date for holding a child back was September. The fact that some schools in the south have cut-off dates starting as early as March (in extreme cases; most are August) make me really nervous … Continue reading #57 Kindergarten Redshirting.