Bella eschewed her nap today. About fifteen minutes after Dom put her down she was out again declaring she was hungry. Since she seems to be fine missing a nap now and then, only sleeping every third day or so, we decided to let her get up. And so she got to help Dom wash […]
Archive | September, 2009
In which I read The Very Quiet Cricket by Eric Carle and Sophie chimes in. The Very Quiet Cricket from Domenico Bettinelli on Vimeo. She gets quite animated at that “sound,” doesn’t she?
O my Strength, it is you to whom I turn, for you, O God, are my stronghold, the God who shows me love. —Psalm 59
I got an envelope in the mail today. A big greeting card-sized envelope. From my mom. On the back flap was a note in my mom’s handwriting: “a wee bit delayed.” Ah, how like my mom, I thought. A birthday card a month late, almost to the day. Oh my birthday wasn’t forgotten this year. […]
The original plan for today was to go to the playground. For obvious reasons I can’t get out of the driveway. They’re replacing the water main on our street. But I don’t think the girls mind… too much.
I’ve been trying to get Sophia to say her own name for a while. This week she finally decided to give it a go. I just adore her lisping pronunciation. Say Sophie from Domenico Bettinelli on Vimeo. Isn’t she just the cutest thing?
We went to Target this morning. Ben was almost out of diapers and there were quite a few other things to stock up on. I remember how just a couple of weeks ago this prospect scared me. Now it’s just a matter of logistical planning: I need to park near where there’s an empty shopping […]
I gave Bella some pieces of tissue paper to play with this morning. (I’m finally writing thank you notes for Benedict’s baptismal presents, which means finally pulling the presents out of the gift bags. Thus the tissue paper from the gift bags.) She soon had them spread out on the floor with her stuffed animals […]
Hard to believe that Ben will be 8 weeks tomorrow. He sure is getting big. And he’s smiling. Oh is he smiling. What wonderful, wonderful, glowing grins. I am so very in love.
Bella said: “Phia’s hair looks like fireworks!”