The theme for our library’s summer reading program is “Every Hero Has a Story.” They put together a panel of young “heroes” for the kickoff. Including Silas, because of his […]
This kid. I have no idea what she understands or thinks. Brotherface talks so much, she doesn’t get a word in edgewise. And when she does, I sometimes do a […]
Silas goes to “preschool” at the child development lab for a local college. This sounds weird, but is actually a total win for everyone involved. When I went to pick […]
Petra has been making real strides lately in transitioning to being more of a Big Kid. She’s still doing some babyish things–a resurgence in meltdowns, a pretty intense potty regression–but […]
It’s been a while, right? I feel like it’s been a while.
So, a while ago, Silas’ giving jar reached the point where it was time to give it to somebody. We discussed a few options, and he ended up choosing the […]
“It says, ‘Jesus loves you Petra and Mama.’ And there’s a mummy with lots of bandages in a trap and a dead alien and a person with lots of chicken […]
I got Silas to read on camera!
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 […]