Three Baby Pumpkins and our Week :)

Halloween was definitely the focus of the week for the kids. Two events (one for Emma and one for Johnny and Lily) were cancelled due to Hurricane Sandy, but one party and trick or treating was really enough for them anyhow. I am just grateful that we were on the fringe of that storm, instead […]

Sleep, Afterschool and Our Week

Sleep was a big focus of our afterschooling this week! My oldest was a very high-maintenance baby, sleep-wise, and as a result we’ve always had very involved bedtime routines. With four kids and Mike back to his usual travel schedule (he was gone last week and the week before, although home for both weekends), I’ve […]

Week in Review: Babywearing, Pi, and Horseback Riding

We enjoyed stunning autumn leaves in Massachusetts this week! Four-year-old Johnny especially enjoys running through them, and I love seeing them on the trees! Mike had a three-day weekend courtesy of Columbus Day, and we all enjoyed the extra time with him home! Two-month-old Anna is working on her tummy time skills, with varying levels […]

Afterschooling and the Quest for Supermom

There is a piece of me that wants to believe that, if I want it badly enough, I can be Supermom. Not Supermom with perfectly behaved kids and a clean house – I’m not that unrealistic – but Supermom who gets everything she wants done as well as everything she needs done. This week it […]

Three Kids in School!

This week I suddenly find myself the mother of three school-going children! Emma started first grade, and Johnny and Lily are both in preschool. All three kids were placed with teachers who seem to be perfect fits for their personalities, and they are very happy and excited about school so far! Johnny is so excited […]