Archive for February, 2011

The (almost) Sleepover

As the boys settled into their footie pajamas and movie, Neil hugged Leif and says,”This is going to be a night to remember for the rest of our lives, right Leif?”  Well, that about sums it up.   Neil is one of Leif’s best friends and they have been talking about having this sleepover for […]

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As many of you know, the addition on our house and the subsequent re-landscaping of our backyard has been the primary focus of many of our weekends for the past year.  Slowly, slowly, it is taking shape.  This week we made a huge leap of progress…the rocks were delivered.  Dan has spent hours creating the […]

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My Newest Little Love

Finally!  I get to be an auntie…and how perfect that I get to be an auntie to a little girl.  Here she is, just one day old.  All sweet and pink and perfect.  I just couldn’t help myself but to make something in her honor.  So, just hours after her arrival, I set to it…something […]

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To best love a six year old

To Leif, the ultimate expression of someone else’s love for him is their enthusiasm (and commitment of time) for building, creating, & exploring WITH him, in his world.  Of course, what Leif is into changes as he does.  Currently, this could mean enacting scenes from Disney’s Swiss Family Robinson (his new FAVE movie), playing spy, […]

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Super Sad Sunday

Some days begin and end like this, with a lot of this in between, too. Today was one of those days. And it wasn’t just Kai.  It was Leif, me…and maybe Dan, too.  Although, I’m pretty sure Dan didn’t cry.  He was just REALLY bummed when he got woken up at 7:30 on his sleep-in […]

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