Monthly Archive: July 2013

We finally took them away…

… Violet’s training wheels, that is! It’s official. Our baby girl can ride her bike like a pro. Violet has been practicing on her balance bike for a while and Mike decided that yesterday...

Lessons from Violet

In the morning while I get ready for work, the kids have their “pre-breakfast” snack. This morning, Hayden and Violet were sitting at the table while I was in the bathroom fixing up my...

Wakey wakey

Hayden loves mornings. Absolutely, LOVES mornings. When Mike leaves bright and early, Hayden usually comes into our room to make sure that I am up. On this particular morning, Hayden came in, turned on...

Helping Mom

Tonight the kids and I joined Libby at her work for an open house event they were holding. They had a good time at the open house since there were snacks, cake, and bottled...

Vacation

We recently had the opportunity to take the kids up north for vacation.  While we were there, the kids got to watch a dark movie, ride a surrey, swim (a lot), and go to...

Helping Each Other

Violet comes running in to tell me one of their toys is in the neighbor’s yard and asks if she can climb the fence to get it. I agree and tell Hayden that he...