Monthly Archive: September 2012

After the Rain

It rained quite a bit over the past two days. This was good for our lawn and garden, but the kids were starting to get a little stir crazy (this doesn't bode well for...

Cuteness Abounds

One morning, the kids and I were taking silly pictures with my phone. This one is my favorite. I can’t look at this picture and not smile. Here are some other good ones to...

Almost, but not quite

Our little Violet seems to have bad luck with her bike. A couple weeks ago, she ended up with a flat tire. As a family, we all worked together to change it. Then, just...

Getting Dressed

The other day Violet and Hayden were helping me get dressed.  Hayden was putting on my watch and asking to get “odorant” since I was putting deodorant on.  While I was helping Hayden put...

Family Volunteering and a Night of Independence

Family Volunteering and a Night of Independence

Today was Volunteer Kalamazoo’s first Family Day of Service honoring 9/11. The event was geared toward families, even families with young children. I helped to do set-up and run registration until I had to...

Art time

Tonight, Violet and I were working on doing some art projects before bed. She really wanted to use markers, so that is what we decided to use. After a bit of coloring, she accidentally...