Archive for February, 2010

Monday, February 22nd, 2010

esther williams and the sick kid

We’ve dedicated ourselves to keeping the girls busy with activities this winter that being ice-skating and swimming lessons. The girls love doing both and are really showing progress. Annie is actually starting to swim with her face all the way in the water for more than a half nanosecond, so I definitely call that headway. […]

Saturday, February 20th, 2010

happy half-birthday, vi

Violet has been certified to be a half-year-old baby and is on track for her milestones and size. At her doctor’s appointment last week she weighed in at 16 pounds, 4 ounces and was 26 3/4 inches long both of which chart at around the 50-60th percentile. Violet’s favorite mode of transportation these days is […]

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010

where the buffalo roam

Ever since I’ve met Mike he’s raved about how great buffalo meat is and eats it any chance he can get his hands on it. Fortunately for him, many restaurants now offer buffalo burgers as an option. Mike’s passion for buffalo meat has even crossed over to obsession with talks of having his own buffalo […]

Thursday, February 11th, 2010

i say, anyone for hives?

The author of a blog I keep up with from time-to-time recently found herself dreadfully plagued by head-to-toe hives. My heart reached out to this poor woman because I can somewhat relate to what she’s been going through, although not as nearly as awful as her. During my college and teaching days, a span of […]

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010

why i should homeschool

Yesterday was a snow day and kept the girls home all day. I didn’t really have anything planned and was almost tempted to just stay in p.j.s all day, but I motivated myself to get dressed and go to the gym. Besides, it gave the girls a couple of hours of activity and joy at […]