Archive for the 'growing up' Category

Somebody’s Growing Up.

I guess that’s what kids do, whether we give them permission to do it or not. 



Last night, E, my middle child, lost her very first tooth.  It’s been wiggly for quite some time, but last night daddy (the official tooth-puller in our family) decided it was “ready”.  Of course, mommy (the official family photographer) had to properly document this rite of passage.

 

Happy Birthday, Sweet Baby Boy!

just bornsix weekslounging in the summer suncatch!

going for a ridei've got teeth!hello, wading poolrub-a-dub-dub

at the lakelook, mama!all tuckered outstacking pegs

playing dress updriving my carpicassomama's baby boy

All I Want For Christmas

is my two front teeth.  Here’s A’s new smile:

From A:
I pulled it out my self!  It didn’t hurt at all.

A New Beginning

It’s that day in our neighborhood.  The day parents are supposed to look forward to with joyous anticipation.  I feel a little bittersweet about it this year.  This will be our first year that A will be in our local public school.  For kindergarten and first grade, we were part of a parent partnered public school program that provided classes part-time on campus, and parents taught part-time at home.  While E will be doing K in that program this year, for second grade we felt that our local school would be the best choice for A.  Although I am confident in the decision we made, it was hard for me to watch her go this morning.

Here she is, looking excited about heading off for school.

And off she goes: