Yearly Archives: 2007

xmas meme

I was tagded by G  – I hate these things but here you go if by some chance you are interested in how I feel about xmas 1. Wrapping paper or gift bags? In general wrapping paper – though lately I am reusing more and more gift bags because of time constraints 2. Real tree […]

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Happy Thanksgiving

We are all enjoying the turkey-lific effects of our late afternoon meal. The kids had a great time seeing a bunch of the relatives from oshkosh that we don’t see very often. Here are a few pics Nora played "So big" with Great Grandma Pat Great Grandpa Karl and Ben read poems about snow (the […]

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A brisk fall day

We had the playground to ourselves late on Sunday afternoon, probably had something to do with the chilly temps. It was fun for a while. We went because I was hoping to get an inspired holiday card photo. No luck, swings are really hard and we were quickly losing light, But I was happy with […]

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go to school day

This past Saturday jrh and I accompanied Ben to school. It was Ben’s opportunity to show us the things that he has been working on in his Montessori classroom. We were really excited because Ben could finally show us exactly what he was talking about when he says things like "I worked on the beads […]

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Nora 9 months

The day after Nora’s 9 month birthday (Ben actually has us sing her happy 3/4 birthday to her at breakfast that day), Nora had her 9 month check up. She slept horribly the night before (actually there was not much sleep involved at all and her eyes were all goopy). Ben didn’t have school that […]

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Nora 8 months

Even thought it is really late I should probably do an 8th month update. Her big accomplishment for the 8th month was mastering the crawl. She abandoned rolling as a means of locomotion and started crawling in a very determined text book manner. She was still pretty slow but she got where she was going. […]

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Halloween 2007

It is a bit crazy getting two kids ready to go out Trick or Treating. Actually the getting ready is fine, it is the picture taking that seems to get me every year. Kids don’t like sitting still or cooperating when costumed and even though I did manage to wrangle a few cute poses out […]

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7 months

or at least she was 7 months when I took this picture – now she is 7.5 months and getting cuter everyday. Her hair continues to grow in slowly, but she definitely has more hair now. She is not crawling yet, but she is really trying to figure out how to move once she gets […]

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One advantage of all this rain

puddles!

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First Day of School

Ben actually had three short says of orientation at his new school last week. A half hour meet the teacher which seemed to pique his interest in the school, classroom and teacher and two short days with the new students in his class which were both followed by bouts of sadness that he has to […]

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