Trying to hang with the big kids is an emotional roller coaster.


New favorite family activity. Still just in the beginning stages, but we had two successes today! Don’t know who’s more proud—Hank or his parents.

New favorite family activity. Still just in the beginning stages, but we had two successes today! Don’t know who’s more proud—Hank or his parents.


A tired duet of “Quiet as a Cricket,” for my Granny and Boppa.


Jumps in Maine.


Playgroup at Lydia’s with Zeke, Calvin and Tillie (and brand-new Natalie nursing in the background). Getting five toddlers to look at the camera at the same time (let alone smile) is basically impossible.


We started off strong but quickly abandoned brush for hands. Think we’ll stick with chalk for now.


Hank’s last day at school. Here’s hoping he likes his new school as much as he liked this one. (Third time’s a charm, right?)


Following in Bea’s footsteps.


Gooey sand art projects can be a little messy.


A boy can never have too many beach outfits.