Funny Story


I just walked into our bathroom and thought, “oh, the places you will find pee…”. It reminded me of Dr. […]

Guess who said, “How old do I need to be to drive?”

Will and Amelia have great imaginations and sometimes even use them for good, like when they decide to play together […]


Last weekend we went to a picnic at Dr. Ley’s house, one of Dave’s bosses. The kids wanted to know […]

Recent comments from Will

“Mom, why do people walk funny when they get old? You and dad are a little bit old. I’m still […]

Notes from Preschool

Each day Ms. Katie sends home a little note that tells how much the kids ate of their snack and […]

A Destroyer

Dave’s pager went off recently and Amelia said, “I think we should call that a destroyer because it destroys the […]


Will just walked out of his room, wearing one of Amelia’s pink dress-up dresses, and asked “Do you know where […]

Bedtime “routines” according to Will

Tonight Will was trying to get me to sleep on the couch. He asked if I wanted a story and […]

What Amelia wants to be when she grows up

Born out

Last night I was putting Will to bed and he said he wanted to crawl back into my tummy. I […]


Tonight Amelia was upset and in her a room. Will was at the table yelling, “Mina, come here!”. This happened […]

Funnies (just realized I never posted this from last month)

Amelia While asking for something during breakfast she also asked, “oh, and when are you going to take me to […]

Will I ever get a pony?

A few days ago, out of the blue, Amelia asked me “mom, will I ever get a real pony?”.  I […]

Amelia and Jack, now and forever?

On our way to the zoo this morning, where we joined Helen, Vera, Eryn, Jack and Evvi, Amelia had lots […]

Weekend on Lummi Island

We spent last weekend (May 29-31) on Lummi Island, just off the coast of Bellingham, WA. This was my birthday […]

Will has teeth

Two lower incisors. They have poked through and are quite noticeable now.

Christmas Spirit

Amelia was finishing up her breakfast this morning and trying to tell me she wanted something. Unfortunately I wasn’t hearing […]

Grocery List

I told Amelia we need to go to the store today and she said “Oh good, we need sugar, cranberries, […]