The Big 0-5

Today, February 19, Trevor is five years old!  If you’ve read this blog at all, you know all about him.  He’s witty, mischievous, strong-willed, has excellent fine motor skills and vocabulary, and loves to play with his ten-year old friends.  He’s a smartypants, which is baffling since his parents would never smart off or argue … More The Big 0-5

August, Trevor Style

According to my blog, which you are currently reading (unfortunately or not), I last posted August 3.  It’s August 28 and we’ve had a whirlwind of a month.  Things that are new since our last chat here: My mom’s right hip Claire’s decibel level and frequency of demands Kate’s mobility Trevor’s role as a Pre-Kindergartener … More August, Trevor Style

Gender Issues

Lately, I’ve noticed this hashtag on Instagram: #boymom.  Moms of boys are tagging their sons’ pics with it, and I’ve even seen it on some [absurd] camo Mom-t-shirts.  This hashtag perplexes me because I’m not sure of the proper etiquette.  Are moms of sons but not daughters the only ones allowed to hash it?  Do I qualify as a … More Gender Issues

Corn Watch ’14

Week 1 Meet our newborn corn.  It’s two weeks old, 4-5″ tall, and growing like a very expensive weed.  Each week I will (might) post a photo of this corn and by the end of the summer, you’ll be impressed.   This is our most recently planted circle, which Matt and Layne squeezed in between the … More Corn Watch ’14