Some afternoons call for a mandatory reading hour.
Some days homeschooling means working harder to keep the toddler occupied
Weekday mornings involve kitchen table learning with a bed-headed boy
Weekends are all about afternoon naps
We added two lovely little ladies to our family. Meet Lucy and Ava
A certain someone is pretty pleased with the new editions
Mr. J finishing his Harriet Tubman report. The same report that we spent the better part of an hour looking for, only to find it in the hands of the 2-year-old who was getting ready to decorate it with her crayons.
Colder days, darker evenings, and candles burning
Rain on the pumpkins and puddles around the porch.
Justin went to France for the week. He brought back pictures and stories and little trinkets for us. Our family and friends kept us busy while he was away.
I sleep so poorly when he’s gone. Staying up too late every night; not wanting to face the big empty bed. Freshly brewed coffee became my saving grace each morning.
I flipped the calendar over to November and smiled. November brings fall to our part of the world. With it comes brightly colored leaves, a trip to the Monterey Bay Aquarium, Thanksgiving meals with family, a Turkey Trot down Butler Road, and fires burning in the little black stove.