Becoming Human: We're Still Here Part 2
Finding ourselves in the everyday, ordinary matters of life. Monday, January 19, 2015. We're Still Here Part 2. Let's see if I can get us to the end of 2014. We finally transitioned Owen's crib into a toddler bed. The first thing he said was, "Ethan, can come in and snuggle with me! Ethan's been trying some new tricks with his walker. Ethan's first Starbucks hot chocolate - his day was complete. Owen loves to help whenever he can. Ethan and Owen took their first ride on the light rail. The bed of nails.
Becoming Human: November 2013
Finding ourselves in the everyday, ordinary matters of life. Friday, November 08, 2013. Gotta Love those Leaf Playing, Sweater Wearing Days. We've really been enjoying this fall weather -. It means being able to play outside without being attacked by mosquitoes! Cara and Anna came over one morning to play in the leaves. Cara, Bryce and Owen playing follow the leader through the leaves. Owen and our neighbor, Bryce, love playing together. Whenever we go outside Owen immediately tries to walk over. Snack t...
Becoming Human: May 2014
Finding ourselves in the everyday, ordinary matters of life. Friday, May 02, 2014. Sidewalk Chalk Planting Sno Balls Strawberries = Spring. Ethan got sidewalk chalk paint for his birthday,. So we spent some of Easter day. The week after spring break Owen started swim lessons. With his friends Willie and Holden. Ethan had spirit week at school. And our favorite was Crazy Hair Day. Aunt Allie got us all together again this year. To plant flowers for Earth Day. Owen loves picking out his clothes for the day,.
Becoming Human: September 2014
Finding ourselves in the everyday, ordinary matters of life. Saturday, September 06, 2014. We got back from the beach on August 2nd. And the countdown to the beginning of school officially began. I knew I only had a few weeks left to. Pack in the fun before we were back to "real life.". We took so many trips this summer. That I was sort of looking forward to having a schedule again. But I also knew I was really going to miss. Ethan home with me all day. And the flexibility to sleep in. Here's what we did.
Becoming Human: September 2013
Finding ourselves in the everyday, ordinary matters of life. Wednesday, September 11, 2013. School has started and fall is right around the corner,. So we've been taking advantage of the warm weather. And playing outside (as much as the mosquitoes will allow). We celebrated Pop's birthday with sub sandwiches and strawberry cake. Here's Owen helping Nana wash the lettuce for the sandwiches. Ethan's First Day of Kindergarten! He has been doing amazing at school. Always a good report from the teachers.
Becoming Human: We're Still Here Part 1
Finding ourselves in the everyday, ordinary matters of life. Sunday, January 18, 2015. We're Still Here Part 1. I'm pretty sure this is the longest I've gone without updating the blog. Not because I don't still love doing it. Just because life comes first. And also because I love taking pictures. And have too many to edit. And also because I got my very first smart phone in September. Which means I'm taking even more pictures than before. So, let's see if I can weed through the past 4 months. We love cli...
Becoming Human: August 2014
Finding ourselves in the everyday, ordinary matters of life. Sunday, August 17, 2014. Week at the Beach. We started our week at the beach this year with. Anna's 1 year birthday celebration. Our friend Margaret and her son, Kord joined us at the beach this year! Pop and Nana couldn't stay the whole week,. But they came down for the weekend to celebrate Anna's birthday. On our first trip to the beach it took Ethan a long time. To get used to having sand on his hands. He's not real fond of the sand texture.
Becoming Human: June 2013
Finding ourselves in the everyday, ordinary matters of life. Saturday, June 29, 2013. We Are Going to the Beach, Beach, Beach! At the beginning of June we went to Surf City, NC (near Topsail Island) for a week-long family vacation. Last year, before our trip to the beach my dad started a little chant to get the kids excited. Needless to say, it worked. At random times, when I least expect it, Ethan will call out, "WE ARE GOING TO THE BEACH, BEACH, BEACH! In Pembroke, NC called Papa Bill's Ribs. Even thou...
Becoming Human: March 2013
Finding ourselves in the everyday, ordinary matters of life. Saturday, March 30, 2013. Ethan's friend, Jessie (and her mom, Bettie) invited us over for an Easter egg hunt this morning. The kids hunted easter eggs, played games, and we had a delicious brunch! Getting ready for the hunt. Nathan helping Owen hunt eggs. Ethan used the basket on the back of his walker as his easter basket. Owen's basket - remember, he did have a helper! Ethan asking Ms. Bettie if he can jump on the trampoline. Pop made the bo...