The younger one turned 10 this past week. He made his own birthday art with his stuffed animals when he woke up. We celebrated in the most low-key way possible, but I guess that sums him up pretty well. Pizza at Nick’s, a yummy stone-fire place by our apartment, because “we haven’t been there … More here’s to the goofy one
Last week marked the beginning of our third year in NY. Yesterday morning the boys started a new school year – Mason was off to his first day of middle school. And Milo turned 9! It’s like blogger-overload. So here’s our first day of school photos: And then after school it was time to move … More counting things
One time, when I had a wee little baby, I decided to make a scrapbook of his life. Then I decided, in my organized brain, to add a couple pages every year. A roundup of what they’d grown to be, quirks they currently had, favorites and interests. I have since decided those pages (which never … More milo is 9
*Grandparent disclaimer: Grandparents may be the only ones actually interested in anything below. Consider yourself warned. One day Milo came home to announce that he was no longer a tight rope walker in his upcoming performance, but now one of the clown thieves. We think he was more upset that he had to be one … More milo is a clown
Here was our conversation tonight at dinner… Tyler: Love me some rotton cabbage (aka, kimchi). Mason: That is gross. Me: Well, kimchi is actually sort of like cheese, it’s just old. Milo: They put cheese in the ground? Me: Well, not really, but … … More totally true story.
These last couple weeks I spent my life putting together a Christmas present for the boys. While I was at it I came across a Milo gem and decided the best thing to do would be to make it public so that his future girlfriends can thank me for the l… … More he’s still got it
This is the face of a boy who has worn his new sweater for 4 days in a row (including the day he took it out of the shopping bag and wore it all the way home). It is also the face of a boy who continues to ask for a bow tie and an ascot to wear. W… … More he’s a keeper
I did it! Survived a week with two sets of grandparents, a full day being tour guide, shopping for presents at Target with Milo without Milo knowing, and pulling off a baptism without forgetting anything (except to take pictures). Luckily others a… … More milo turns eight. it’s kind of special.