Monthly Archives: January 2017

Happy birthday, Abe!

Yesterday was Abe’s 33rd birthday!!! We are the same age for the next six months. I am so happy he was born. Actually, that’s the understatement of the year. I am THRILLED he was born and feel lucky every day … Continue reading

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Lydia’s first loose tooth!

I haven’t been blogging because usually by evening I feel too sick. But today was a momentous day. Lydia lost her first tooth yesterday, and the tooth fairy came last night. We all agreed we have never seen her so … Continue reading

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movie day

Under normal circumstances I spend a lot of time each day fighting the entropy around me. Since I have been feeling so yucky and tired, I gave in to entropy today and just watched Harry Potter movies. This slothful behavior … Continue reading

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Sing date with Lydia

Each day I fall farther behind in blogging, and it feels overwhelming to catch up. So instead of trying, I will just record what happened today. Harp and reading were like pulling teeth for Lydia, so during Ammon’s nap I … Continue reading

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Ice skating round 2

On Thursday the girls ice skated again. They made so much progress! I could not believe it. They actually started skating!! The teacher made Mary skate to her. At first Mary was a little dubious and just stared at her, … Continue reading

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Pediatrician

On Wednesday Ammon had a pediatrician appointment. He remembered that the doctor’s office meant shots, and when we laid him down for the shots, the poor thing sobbed and screamed his little heart out. I felt so sad for him. … Continue reading

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wonton soup

Tuesday I finally made the soup that I have been daydreaming about for two days. I saw this SmittenKitchen post and could not get the thought of wonton soup out of my head. Tuesday night I muscled through the tedium of filling wontons … Continue reading

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Out of the air day

Monday we stayed inside to avoid the bad air. Abe has been talking about taking a short trip so we can all recover from our illnesses. It’s hard to do when the air is basically toxic. That is the only thing … Continue reading

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sick Sunday

Yesterday Abe was sick, so he stayed home from church. I felt awful because whenever I am sick, Abe lets me sleep and does everything. I was feeling pretty sick myself, so instead of stepping up, after dinner I just … Continue reading

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Airplane rides

Today we stayed in all day. The air was not great outside and so the kids had a pj day. Lydia and I spent the whole morning having a face-off over harp practice. Because it was Saturday, I realized I … Continue reading

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