Pirates!

M. is in love with pirates. He likes to strut around the house with his rubber boots and speak in his gravely pirate voice. His favorite toy at the moment is his wooden pirate ship. Yes, we’re all about pirates.  M. decided that he needed a wooden pirate sword. He already has a couple of…

Bugs and Toads

E. is at theater camp all week, and after we drop her off in the morning, M. and I have the day to ourselves. Yesterday, after running a few errands, lunch, and a nap, we spent the afternoon outside. Obviously I’m biased, but I feel M. is possibly the best absolute kind of little boy….

Our Week (Thus Far)

True to my predictions this past Tuesday, this week has been far quieter, and thank goodness for that, than previous weeks. We’ve had swim lessons, walks in the woods, and swimming, swimming, swimming galore, particularly earlier in the week, when the heat and humidity was just about unbearable. None of us took¬†off our bathing suits…