Author Archives: Erin

Dragons are Nocturnal

Elliott: “Mom, did you know that dragons are nocturnal, like bats?  I’m brushing Cinder’s teeth right now for the morning.  He is 3.  His birthday is Oct. 12.  He goes to bed at 9:55 a.m.” Me: “Oh, that’s right when … Continue reading

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Prayer from Elliott

“Dear God and Jesus, Please have my mom be a better wrestler.  Amen.” – Elliott, in the middle of a wrestling match with me, he lays down, closes his eyes and says this prayer. (What a trip!  The ways kids … Continue reading

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Cute March Pics

Cute pics Our little hero smiling…. the defender of the universe (mini VOltron) smiling   O Christmas tree standing to Conor’s left side so he practiced looking left (C always looks and sleeps right) After an early spring walk

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Conference Time

I may have blogged about this before, but it sure is a pleasure to go to parent-teacher conferences when your kids are so amazing.  Here are some highlights: Natalie “Sweetest, nicest student who works so hard and cares about everyone” … Continue reading

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Lucky Irish

Grandma was here for an early St. Patrick’s day celebration, while Jordan had a work trip to Orlando.  She read The Circus Ship (about animals being shipwrecked on an island in Maine) to both Elliott’s and Natalie’s classes.  (See picture … Continue reading

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Happy 6th Birthday, Elliott!!!

Happy 6th Birthday, Elliott!!! Food was a focal point of the birthday celebration.  Per Elliott’s request…. pancakes for breakfast, sausage for dinner and S’mores milkshake for dessert!  He and I came up with the base – vanilla ice cream, chocolate … Continue reading

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Happy 2 months Conor!

Conor is two months old as of March 7th! Weight: 14 lbs 10 oz (93rd percentile – so relatively, my most slender baby – can’t you tell from these pics?)  This compares to to Elliott who was 14 lbs, 7 oz.  … Continue reading

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Bros

Elliott, Conor and I played bananagrams while Nat was at dance. E also read him a book (potty) yesterday morning and cuddled with him before bed. E says they have a special language (in which Conor conveniently tells E he … Continue reading

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Winter break

One of the five of us traveled to Nashville for winter break for three days – apparently it was wet and rainy, but Jordan looked great on stage as a special panelist. He reveled In not sharing his room with … Continue reading

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Valentines week

Kinder fun above  note who is Elliott’s wise person!!! Pics above are Valentine’s Day C was a big hit with the second grade ladies   Meet our new roommate Elliott  we banned Conor to Elliott’s rook bc Conor is a … Continue reading

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