these are the days.

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Just a couple of cool kids that keep me young while also aging me three times as fast in the process. These kids have found their stride in witty commentary, with Madalena often showing up in the kitchen first thing in the morning with her messy bed hair and a little hip pop with arms extended as she shouts, “SUUUURRRRRPRIIIISEEEE!” The boys drop everything to rush over and hug her....

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what we’re reading with the littles, chapter 4!

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always on the hunt for new books around here since reading with the kids throughout the day is one of our favorite things to do, and really important to us. we have been exploring our local library more and are loving it! these 5 are ones we have all enjoyed a little extra in recent weeks.  ...

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eleanor + samson’s lemonade stand!

last saturday, eleanor and samson experienced that rite of passage in childhood by seeing a lemonade stand through from start to finish! they made their own signs, hand picked each lemon at the grocery store, helped peel and put the lemons into the blender as well as oversee papa making the syrup before even beginning the process of selling it on the street!...

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eleanorisms // samsonisms.

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SAMSONISMS//

samson walked out of the nursery into the living room early one morning where we were all gathered and said,  “wow. i was asleep for like 3 years.”

“that building is as tall as a dragon dinosaur!”

me: “hey samson!” samson: “just call me boy.”

“what my heck.”

 “i’m doing hanitizer.” referring to hand sanitizer....

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sleep and park pictures and stuff.

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i started writing this long post i wanted to share but now it has gotten so late and all my kids are sleeping which means IF I DON’T GO TO SLEEP RIGHT NOW i’m going to hate myself in the morning for not sleeping while all three kids were sleeping. it’s been a battle my entire life to wake up in the morning and it hasn’t gotten any easier over the years, in fact i think it’s only gotten harder....

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