Yesterday, Claire turned three years old! A milestone of equal significance is that we have now lived on this farm three years and two days. We’ve owned the farm longer than that, but our year of Matt being a commuting farmer with a pregnant working wife two hours away didn’t go so well. So allow me … More Three Years is a Long Fast Time
This past fall, Claire stopped walking. She never crawled as a baby, so when she stopped walking, she stopped moving. When she stopped moving, her verbal skills regressed. She became a sitting, crying, 21-month-old mess and I had no idea what to do with her. My sister Tabitha, who is an Occupational Therapist, brought her … More Every Good and Perfect Gift
So my friend Amanda was over a few months ago and noticed something you can’t miss if you visit our family for more than six minutes: Claire’s attachment to yours truly. She is 23 months old today and has been (as Kins would say) in the Barnacle Stage for the past 3-4 months. Here are … More Our Girl, Flipper
Thanks to my friend Fabi for the Claire GIF!
Sometimes it’s hard to get started. Our girl Claire is a slow-starter. She had absolutely no interest in crawling the first 12 months of her life. She prefers to hang out on her back and watch the action. A few weeks ago she finally got up the guts to attempt a real crawl. Now she … More High-centered