So we got a new piano. It arrived earlier than anticipated so it gave us an opportunity to surprise the kids. New piano reaction.
Ava’s birthday party was held at Claire’s and they put on a fashion show. This is what happens when Mommy drinks Cream Soda. Ava and Mommy on the runway from Sheldon Kotyk on Vimeo.
While searching the interwebs for a printable chore chart, I came across this awesome and beautifully designed alternative. Good Deeds Punch Cards There are a few things I love about this that I hated about chore charts. Keeping up Not only did you have to have a new chore chart every week, you had to… Figure out who did what Age appropriate chores meant that there was a dispute about one kid having to do […]
After reading the end of 3 John to Ava, where John was writing about how he wanted to visit Gaius, I explained to Ava that he was writing a letter. Ava: “What’s a letter?” Me: “It’s like an email but with paper.” Ava: “That sounds hard.” Me: “Huh?” Ava: “Writing with paper.” Me: “He used a pen” Ava: “Oh.” In Ava’s brain there is an amazing world of adventure, where unicorns and fairies abound.
Ava wrote a lunch note for Kristin. And one for herself.