holding to be held.

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just logging in with so much to say but also very tired eyes (which means all the words may have to wait). i hope you’re doing alright and have had good moments in your week that surely had rocky parts, too.

there is this little thing miss beatrice often does where she reaches her arms up for me and says, “mama, i want to hold you…” meaning she wants to be picked up, and be held....

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tiny bubbles and hands so clean!

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if somewhere in the world there was an award given for “best hand washer,” i’d confidently place my bets on one of my girls to take home the title. beatrice and madalena have become exceptional hand washers in the year 2020 and diligently scrub their hands during the day like it’s their favorite pastime… to put it frankly – it actually is their favorite pastime....

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life lately, according to my camera roll.

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a photo dump of almost 50 images from my camera roll documenting some happy simple moments from summertime. birthday celebrations, small adventures near our new home, and apparently a lot of ice cream dates! i’ll let the photos speak for themselves. a lot of special nuggets in here that capture the spirit of these five spirited kiddos and our new chapter in arizona…....

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the triple bunk bedroom!

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well, we bought and set up this triple bunk for the big kids back in july of last year (and somehow that feels like seven years ago this week?!). but all that time aside, i finally snagged some photos of the triple bunk and eleanor, samson and conrad’s updated room to share!

ABOUT THE ROOM:

it was never intentional, but somehow the space theme slowly took over the room over the last few years (probably has something to do with all three of them being very into outerspace and something they mutually like together)....

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a video from our family trip to mont tremblant, quebec!

 

hiiiiiiii! how are you? thank you for being patient with me as my blog has taken a back seat while i finish writing my book. between the writing, the kid rearing, the longest winter ever and sickness fest 2.0 happening AGAIN over here, i’m a little bit all over the place right now. i also i told myself i wouldn’t watch the bachelor this season because life is bonkers but i got sucked in last week when i was up soothing a little one in the night and now i have to add that drama to my crowded headspace (i mean, gladly!...

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