I’ve been thinking a lot about how to talk with my kids about race (and should really do a post on that soon). I appreciated this resource, from (oddly) LifeHacker. […]
A little Throwback Thursday for you: Silas meets Eliza for the first time, at a Pie Party. They’re good friends now, but at this moment they’d just turned 1 and […]
I got Silas to read on camera!
Our fabulous plans to go to the Chinese New Year Parade in DC were snowed into oblivion today…so we’re inside, watching it come down, and doing our taxes. Woo. Actually, […]
Silas can *read*! Consonant-Vowel-Consonant words, anyway. We were reading his bedtime story the other night, and every time I got to a CVC word that was phonetically normal, I told […]
Silas says (very excitedly over breakfast): “Petra, I need to tell you something!” Petra: “What?” Silas (starts singing): “Make new friends, but keep the old. One is silver and the […]
In 2009, JC and I signed up to mentor with Big Brothers/Big Sisters. Our local chapter has a “couples match” program, which is great. Apparently, they have a hard time getting […]
Today on the way to school, Silas asked me how a mommy and a daddy have a baby. I told him, “Well, a mommy and daddy cuddle in a special […]
We play so much dress up here. And I think it’s about the cutest thing ever.
When I started this post, it said, “I’m going to be an aunt again, TWICE this year!” and then went on to talk about how two of JC’s sisters were […]