Trampoline Dream

“Papa this is my dream come true”- is what she said to Dave when she got to bounce on it for the first time last weekend.   The Olympics weren’t that exciting to P. The one event to capture her attention was the trampoline. After watching the women’s event she said “I’d like to have … Continue reading Trampoline Dream


Today was one of those rare days when it’s just P and me and we have no plans. The day evolved but we had a couple of breakthroughs.  First, P is the one who directed what we did and second, we actually cleaned up as we went along!  It usually takes a lot for her … Continue reading Sunday

October Days

The days and weeks are filling up fast.  I started working on our Halloween costumes over the weekend.  I’m worried I won’t have time over the next two weeks.    I have a dentist appointment tomorrow. Our new mattress will be delivered on Wednesday. I need to shuffle furniture around before it arrives. P’s Godfather … Continue reading October Days

Dough Fun

I got a recipe from Jemma of Create Studio.2 cups of water1 cup of salt1 cup of waterP was in heaven with this mixture. She poured and stirred the dough herself. I gave her my bowls, spoons, cookie cutters and rolling pin to use. I think that might have been the best part.  Getting to … Continue reading Dough Fun

Pool Time Pappa

There are times in the day that bring me great joy.   The simultaneous hum of the washer and dryer as I make dinner, while P is entertained by something non-electronic makes me very happy. Catching P fully engrossed in a book makes me very happy. Often I “spy” on her because I just love seeing … Continue reading Pool Time Pappa