Jack turned four last weekend, and we celebrated with pizza, cake, ice cream, balloons, presents, and MONSTER JAM! We had a total blast, and as of yesterday, we’re still recovering. My plan, (don’t laugh) now that Jack is four, is to start making him sit for practical homeschool lessons. We’ve been focusing on letters and […]
Well, our family’s annual end of summer cold has descended upon us. First me, I brought it home from work I’m sure, now Jack. If I’m lucky it will skip over Jeremy and grammy. Poor Jack is all stuffy with a low grade fever. But he’s in a very good mood overall. We’re supposed to […]
Jack is closer to being a two-year-old, then he is to a one-year-old. A fact which continues to boggle my mind daily. Where did this big boy come from? He was 30 pounds at his last baby well checkup. It seems like another lifetime ago that I was counting his breaths as his tiny 3-pound […]
❤ Jack, one year, 8 months and 25 days old. Sitting in his favorite spot in the backyard, playing with a stick/wand, and enjoying a little sunshine. The purest and simplest form of discovery play for a toddler such as himself. There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colors are brighter, […]
It’s wet outside. I realize that this is California, and I should not be complaining about the rain we are in such desperate need of, but we are cooped up in the house all day with a cranky toddler who’s got cabin fever, and this is only the middle of January. All that being said, […]
Well, Jacks got it too, that ceaseless desire to discover the music in everything. His father is a musician, a self-taught guitar player who writes and composes his own original songs, he can even play music by ear. His Great Grandfather was a professional drummer in a band. His Great Grandmother has played the piano […]
He stood there for a few seconds all by himself, before losing his balance. It was totally AMAZING. A definite first.
Story books, drum solos, and countless adorable facial expressions.
I’m a Fuerte Avocado tree, and I’m one year old.
Jack had his monthly visit with his occupational therapist on Monday, she says keep up the good work. She expects him to start walking anytime now, but no hurry. Jacks teething saga continues, he’s got three teeth on the bottom now, and one on top. Plus another top one has just barely started cutting. For […]
Yesterday marked my second Mother’s Day. I found this card on Jacks incubator last Mother’s Day. It was put there by the ‘sunshine committee’, a group of nurses at the hospital where Jack was born. They make heartwarming things like this for the NICU parents on Holidays. How amazing is that!? As if NICU […]
On Saturday, Mr. Jack went on another long car trip. It was two hours both ways, and he was good as gold. The purpose of our adventure was a family reunion of sorts, and a tree dedication for Grandpa Rob. Grandpas Sister Elaine and late Husband Jim, have a park dedicated to them in the […]