Kids

Blueberries!

Jaden and I slipped away for a girls’ day out:  blueberry picking in the morning, out for a fancy lunch, and then a long afternoon in a bookstore.  Home again with lots of books… and LOTS of blueberries!  The kids Read more…

By Rebecca, ago
Kids

Cool Pool

Lots of books… lots of stories…  lots of movies…  and LOTS of time at the pool. We stayed there one day for five hours.  FIVE. We spent the afternoon of the Fourth of July there, and watched the teen diving Read more…

By Rebecca, ago
Kids

Paper and Paint

How delightful to have such useful children in the family!  I set them to ripping down the old wallpaper in the dining room and re-painting.  I’ve always loved this memory of my grandmother’s kitchen window, where she always keeps blue Read more…

By Rebecca, ago
Kids

Eno Festival

All day Saturday at the Festival for the Eno.  This is an annual event with half a dozen stages for three days of music, plus food, crafts, a working historic mill, activities, vendors, and  – of course – the river Read more…

By Rebecca, ago
Kids

4th of July

A grilling-outside/eating-inside picnic with the family, and then I took the kids to the baseball game, mostly for the sake of the fireworks afterwards.  We stayed up insanely late, like 11 o’clock!  Yikes!  Everybody slept in the next day.   Read more…

By Rebecca, ago
Kids

Vine magic

At one point, while the kids were dancing around to the Happy Song, I took a short Vine video of their feet.  They got all interested in the possibilities of Vine.  We caught on right away that it was perfect Read more…

By Rebecca, ago
Kids

Photo Magic

For some reason the first thing they decided to do at my house was get into the costume box.  Jaden discovered that the lion’s mane made an interesting beard, rendering her completely unrecognizable.  Kyler fell in love with the Indiana Read more…

By Rebecca, ago
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Midsummer Madness

Many balls in the air – trying hard not to drop any….   I’ve been traveling and visiting friends, with another trip to see my grandmother coming up soon; I’m winding down the tutoring this summer and getting ready to add Read more…

By Rebecca, ago
Kids

trot to Boston

Sasha and Tabitha are just five, but not at all too old for knee-bouncing.  They are big fans of “Trot-trot to Boston, trot-trot to Lynn, watch out {whoever}, you might FALL IN!”  This may be a New England specific knee-bouncing Read more…

By Rebecca, ago