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Thinking About Thanksgiving

This past weekend was the first in at least a month when both Joe and I were home together and there was nothing pressing on the calendar. He spent time cleaning our basement/family room. I had a few posts to write, and I wanted to start working on cleaning our bedroom to make room for the bassinet. We both wanted to spend time playing with Grace and lavishing her with attention. She’s been struggling the last couple of weeks. Joe has been working six days a week, between eleven and thirteen hours a day. She’s being teased by some of … Read more

Preschool Activity Book

preschool activity book

Do you remember this homemade activity book? I had been keeping it on Grace’s bookshelf in our living room, and she wasn’t getting it out to use it very often. I moved it to a basket of books on the floor, in front of the couch, and Grace writes or draws in it every single day. She colors. She traces. She’s learning to write letters. Pretty awesome. She thinks so, too. (In case you’re wondering, I edited the photos of Grace to preserve her modesty a bit. Sorry if my editing made them look goofy. Better goofy than have exposed … Read more