Yesterday I posted about getting a peaceful shower followed by nearly a half hour of quiet time. I returned from my run this morning at 715 am to find a small blonde boy, 1 binky in mouth + 1 binky in hand, waiting expectantly at the back door. Who knew evil could be so damn… Continue reading I spoke too soon (or, he’s onto me)
Who would’ve known that I’d be a *real* morning person? The heat has been oppressive again this week, and so I’ve been up at 600 am (early for me) to step out and run. When I get back, everyone is still sleeping, so I get the bathroom all to myself and a quiet shower without… Continue reading morning person
You know how some people are just plain good for you? Like spending time with them is refreshing, renewing. Their smile sunny, their giggle slightly contagious. I had the chance to take a country drive today, sit in the sun for a spell, and leave with a back seat full of rhubarb. Then, once home,… Continue reading a little renewal
iBeth blogs her breastfeeding hero. The J-baby is coming up on 20 months and still nurses. Infrequently, sure. Mostly at night. But also when he feels out-of-sorts, uncomfortable, or is in unfamiliar environs. When strangers are around. He wants to nurse. It is increasingly hard. He is a small boy, to be sure, though still… Continue reading NIP
43 Folders finds solid tactics for understanding (and beating) procrastination in a technique called the pull method. The blurb Merlin offers jives (and I do mean jive, as in grooves with, not jibe, which might mean something similar, but when I say JIVE I mean it, I’m not being ignorant–I just save my jibes for… Continue reading I (heart) Merlin and other nerds
🙂 If you watch the slideshow, I tried to get Hannah at the apex of her Russian. My camera is so old and crappy, and my timing even worse, that I have to simply offer what will appear to be a cartoonish sequence of attempts. And Josh, of course, with his screwdriver.