We have been so lucky. So, so lucky. My side gig as a substitute teacher obviously stopped abruptly, and my photography work did too, until mid-summer. However--Mr A still has his job because his company has always been remote. And with no child care costs, we are doing just fine financially. The boys are at... Continue Reading →
Seven Years Old!
The boys turned SEVEN years old recently! Seven really seems like the official end of little kid and beginning of just kid years. Six was a good year. They finished kindergarten and did great. Their academic skills improved a lot, they made a lot of friends, they had a lot of fun. They were definitely... Continue Reading →
The boys completed kindergarten! I couldn't believe we were sending our little (they are so little once again at this age!) innocent souls out into the world. Were they ready? Were we ready? What would happen to them?! They were totally ready. Of course. And they had a wonderful year! They grew into their own... Continue Reading →
Six Years Old!!
These boys are now SIX! Here's what they've been up to as five year olds. Lots of big milestones this year. First huge milestone--they both learned to read! M began first, in the spring--just all of a sudden; and E was a little bit later. Obviously the next biggest thing is that E and M... Continue Reading →
Starting School! A ramble
Our boys will begin kindergarten this week. I think I need to say that again because even though I've said it a lot in the last few months, the gravity of the idea still hasn't quite sunk in. (Hence the wandering mess that I'm sharing with you here.) E and M are starting school this... Continue Reading →