Category: Development

Piano Recital

Violet and Hayden had their first piano recital this weekend.  A video of their pieces can be found below, and a link to the photo album can be found HERE.  Thanks to everyone who...

Jeepers Creepers

Tonight Hayden threw a bowl. I asked him to pick it up but he didn’t listen. After trying to get his attention a few times, I elevated my voice and walked up to him...

Attack of the Lizard

The other night while I was making dinner, Violet and Hayden were playing in the living room being fairly well behaved. All of a sudden, I heard a blood curdling scream come from Violet...

What a Weekend – the Prequel

Home with the kids on Friday was a little trying with one sick child and the other wanting that attention. Regardless, I still had to stop in to work to do a few things....

Ant Infestation

Tonight we had tuna fish sandwiches for dinner.  Hayden ate two sandwiches and his veggies and baked beans.  Violet ate a well rounded meal but not quite as much.  After they got done eating...

New Bed

Libby was brave and took both kids to get shoes today. In addition to this, she also took them to Mattress Mart to get a bed frame for Hayden so he could have a...

Violet’s First 5k

Violet completed her first 5k in just under 40 minutes on Sunday. What I forget to mention, is that it was on her bike and we took a break half way through at the...

Go Fish!

Monday nights are Mike’s class nights. He is able to come home home between work and class to have dinner with all of us. Tonight, we had the pool set up for the kids...

Tornados

Last night we had a tornado warning for Kalamazoo county.  Luckily, the warning was for a storm that had the potential to create a tornado that was north of Portage (by where we used...