Ah, Mother’s Day. The children are pleasant and spend the day with their father while the mother sleeps in, goes to brunch with friends, and has a relaxing day. Oh…that’s just folklore?
Don’t get me wrong, Mother’s Day did not go unrecognized. The children brought home projects and cards from school and Scott sent . . . → Read More: Get Your Corn Dog Stick Out of Your Sister’s Ear!
A few months ago I learned that the first graders would be studying poetry in the last trimester. As part of that segment, they would be reading and writing poetry and working together to critique each other’s work. Then each student would select their best poem (what they thought was best) and read it . . . → Read More: First Grade Poetry Night
Juliana was a tiny baby when Bitty Baby arrived for her first Christmas. As a toddler, Juliana would occasionally carry Bitty around and play with her accessories. But usually after a week of play, she would forget all about her for months.
The Bitty Twins arrived for Juliana’s 3rd birthday when I . . . → Read More: Finally a Doll That She Loves
The winter has been long and last weekend we had a glimpse of spring – a few days of sunshine and warm temperatures. My kids need outside time and in the winter they are stuck inside too much. Once spring arrives they will spend hours each day outside. Until then I planned to make . . . → Read More: We Pet an Elephant and Other Outside Fun
I will start out with the drama for those of you looking for an update on Scott. Scott was in a car accident last weekend and has a concussion. He hasn’t been able to drive or work since then and has spent most of the past week resting is a dark room. He is improving . . . → Read More: Disney, Dancing, Dragons and Drama
Sunday afternoon was perfect for playing in the snow. We had several inches of snow, it was sunny and the temperature was just above freezing. So we were able to play outside for a while without getting too cold. Sleds, snow shovels, little shovels and buckets were all used to enjoy the snow. There . . . → Read More: It Can’t Be Worse Than the Shopping Cart He Licked
When I started Three Weasels, I decided to include a picture of all 3 children together and an individual one of each of them as well. A good picture of the 3 of them together is not easy, so I don’t update the it very often. But I have a new great picture, in fact . . . → Read More: Time for an Update
We used to take a family picture on our wedding anniversary each year – nothing formal, usually in the front yard, tripod and timer. Here are the first five years. A picture in the front yard sounds so simple, but it was always complicated – everyone at home, matching clothes or random, contain the . . . → Read More: Our Family Photo Shoot
The past week in Pittsburgh was a snowy one. Last Wednesday we got 5 inches of snow followed by another 5 inches on Saturday. I didn’t mind the snow, because it didn’t interfere with any plans and didn’t affect school since we were on Christmas break. Last year we didn’t have a single school . . . → Read More: Sledding Practice
Last Sunday we watched the Steelers game at our house and the boys had so much fun running wild with my brother. Uncle Nick is one of Wyatt’s favorite playmates. Every time Nick sat down, Wyatt found a place near him. Wyatt makes the most of our short visits with Nick.
In the . . . → Read More: Our Merry Christmas