Category Archives: kiddos

Naptastic No More

From four hour naps, to two kiddos on different nap schedules, to napping off-and-on, to not napping, to occasionally napping, to today. Quiet Time: Day One (sounds more official capitalized). One hour of the kiddos in their room. One hour

Naptastic No More

From four hour naps, to two kiddos on different nap schedules, to napping off-and-on, to not napping, to occasionally napping, to today. Quiet Time: Day One (sounds more official capitalized). One hour of the kiddos in their room. One hour

Toys Shmoys

I decided our kiddos had too many toys. Possibly because I don’t like having many things and I live in a constant state of purging or maybe because I’m tired of picking up every night. But really, I’ve watched them

Toys Shmoys

I decided our kiddos had too many toys. Possibly because I don’t like having many things and I live in a constant state of purging or maybe because I’m tired of picking up every night. But really, I’ve watched them

July Twenty Thirteen

July started with a trip home to California, then back home to Washington to celebrate Laine turning two and enjoy the beautiful summer weather. Washington actually feels like home but I’m not sure when one stops calling where they’re from

July Twenty Thirteen

July started with a trip home to California, then back home to Washington to celebrate Laine turning two and enjoy the beautiful summer weather. Washington actually feels like home but I’m not sure when one stops calling where they’re from

Technology Detox

We’re cutting down on technology around here. I didn’t think the kiddos watched that much TV. Then I started adding it up. A half-hour to hour while I showered in the morning; a half-hour to hour for Blaise while Laine

Technology Detox

We’re cutting down on technology around here. I didn’t think the kiddos watched that much TV. Then I started adding it up. A half-hour to hour while I showered in the morning; a half-hour to hour for Blaise while Laine

Recent Happenings

April flew by and it’s already almost mid-May. We kept busy with many outdoor outings, playdates with friends, Brian’s mom visiting, and our regular classes. May is already booked between classes, playgroups, playdates, family visits, and a few other fun

Recent Happenings

April flew by and it’s already almost mid-May. We kept busy with many outdoor outings, playdates with friends, Brian’s mom visiting, and our regular classes. May is already booked between classes, playgroups, playdates, family visits, and a few other fun

Recent Happenings

I’m giving up on updating weekly—or weeks at a time—and just going with when I have a moment to jot things down. Tonight is my moment since I last updated. In random order, here goes. Tiny Treks So. Much. Fun.

Recent Happenings

I’m giving up on updating weekly—or weeks at a time—and just going with when I have a moment to jot things down. Tonight is my moment since I last updated. In random order, here goes. Tiny Treks So. Much. Fun.

This Week in Rambles

It’s been forever since I’ve updated what we’ve been up to. Which was my whole point of starting this blog. It’s a bit of a blur from Thanksgiving on so I’m just going to start fresh with this past week

This Week in Rambles

It’s been forever since I’ve updated what we’ve been up to. Which was my whole point of starting this blog. It’s a bit of a blur from Thanksgiving on so I’m just going to start fresh with this past week

Name Game (Not Really)

Three years ago in March (three years?!) we found out we were having a Blaise. No name game here. If it was a boy, he was going to be Blaise. If it was a girl, she was going to be

Name Game (Not Really)

Three years ago in March (three years?!) we found out we were having a Blaise. No name game here. If it was a boy, he was going to be Blaise. If it was a girl, she was going to be

What The Kiddos Are Doing

Laine, 19 months (pictured above wearing pigtails for the first time, fire truck pajama selection by Blaise): Talking like crazy. It’s a girl thing, at least around here. I remember my niece when she was around two in the backyard saying  “Hi, airplane.

What The Kiddos Are Doing

Laine, 19 months (pictured above wearing pigtails for the first time, fire truck pajama selection by Blaise): Talking like crazy. It’s a girl thing, at least around here. I remember my niece when she was around two in the backyard saying  “Hi, airplane.

Super Sleepers

Knock on wood but we have super sleepers. Sleeping in their own beds, in their own room. We’ve had our ups and downs with sleeping, and were on track late August with two kiddos sleeping on their own, not in

Super Sleepers

Knock on wood but we have super sleepers. Sleeping in their own beds, in their own room. We’ve had our ups and downs with sleeping, and were on track late August with two kiddos sleeping on their own, not in