Categories
Older Posts

PEPS Hike

This week’s family PEPS hike had nearly full attendance with Grandma and Grandpa joining us as a bonus. It has been so much fun to adventure out into nature with so many kiddos and see it from their perspective. We …

Categories
Older Posts

First Haircut

I was a bit nervous to see how Nicholas would take to his first haircut and tackling dual boy haircuts by myself. He was an angel, just sitting there so still and taking it all in while Diane cut his …

Categories
Older Posts

Special Day with Doris

We adventured out to meet a very dear friend of my Grandma’s, Doris Rummel, today. She turns 90 this fall and is exactly how I remember her from 20+ years ago. I have very special memories of camping with her …

Categories
Older Posts

15 months

Stats: Length: 31.25 in. (48%) Weight: 24 lbs 1 ozs (68%) – Up 51% from his 12 month appointment! This makes the oily fatty messes at meal time these past 3 months completely worth it. Head Circumference: 19.5 in. (98%) …

Categories
Older Posts

Last Day of Toddler Group

Today Cooper graduated from Woodinville Toddler Group. He has been in this program once a week for the past two years. It was really cute to see him so proud getting his certificate and crossing over the bridge. We are …

Categories
Older Posts

Pretend Books

Cooper’s imagination has really grown in recent weeks. We now have two invisible books we read after his 3 standard bedtime books. The first one is about a boy who goes to the potty. The second one he takes with …

Categories
Older Posts

Dentist

Today Grandpa and I tackled the boys’ first dual dentist visit. It was Nicholas’ first time and he did great letting them brush and even paint the fluoride on his teeth. Cooper showed off his brushing and spitting skills at …

Categories
Older Posts

Broken – 1 Week Update

Cooper checks Nicholas’ collarbone to make sure that he hasn’t broken his too. It has been one week and you would never guess Cooper has a broken collarbone except for the fact that he is still wearing his sling. He …

Categories
Older Posts

Why?

We had heard of the “why” stage and naively thought we might skip it because we were so good at explaining things to Cooper. Joke was on us. As Rob put it, “Cooper has adapted “5 whys” for his own …

Categories
Older Posts

Gardening

We love that Cooper and Nicholas appear to enjoy the outdoors as much as their parents do. Today Cooper helped me tackle planting the garden. He wanted to dig one of the rows for the seeds. When the line was …