Monthly Archives: September 2012

Jack lives on the edge.

Since Jack conquered the big-kid slide, all smaller slides pale in comparison. So he’s kind of had to up the danger ante to keep himself entertained. Enter: head-first sliding. Whatever it take to keep the thrill, kid.

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The twins take Millennium Park.

One weekend about three weeks ago, I got a wild idea in my head to take the babies on the train downtown. I just started thinking about how we many not live in Chicago forever, and what a shame it would be if they never even got to ride the el. It was beautiful weather, […]

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Jack finds success on the big kid slide.

So as has been reported here, Emme has been doing the big-kid slide by herself for some time now; Jack, on the other hand, has been more hesitant to give it a try. About three weeks ago, he spent a while mulling over whether or not he wanted to attempt it one morning. Luckily, they […]

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Yard sale goodies.

I’ve gotten waaaaay behind on reporting the things I’ve picked up at yard sales lately. You might think that I’ve been restraining my yard sale habits, but you would be sadly mistaken. Instead, I’ve just been too crazed to get photos taken and posted. The Saturday after Labor Day is the Andersonville Neighborhood Sale in […]

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I [heart] links.

Hello, sweetest little cake ever.  Display your kids’ Lego creations as art.  Links and links and links to the best children’s books. Crazy cute muppet heads. Surely you’ve visited Honest Toddler. If not, do yourself a favor and go now. Absolutely intoxicating examples of displaying family photos.  Ohmygollygosh what a clever way to store your hand […]

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