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Learning with David – Week 5

This class is by udacity.com and it’s a math class called Introductory Algebra Review.


Learning with David is a project for 2014 that I am doing with my 9-year-old son. You can read more about it here.

Savor Project – 2014 – Spread Six

This week’s all about exploratorium. I love the full page spread. I am really enjoying the digital format.

I am also trying to include our family photo each week, as much as I can.


Savor Project is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Weekly Diary – March 2 2014

Here are photos from this week:

Most of our photos this week are from the ski trip to Tahoe and our little hike there, too.

The boys got their photos taken in ski school.

I love having these since I took no photos.

except for this quick shot in the balcony of our hotel.

I love this happy shot of David from the second day, too.

on our last day, we weren’t able to go skiing so we went hiking down to the lake.

i’m still making an effort to get in the photos more and more.

My lips were so dry, I couldn’t feel them at all.

And here’s the man of my life, Love him so.

Nathaniel would not stop making faces.

no matter what.

then it was time for our photos, there was almost no light so they are blurry. but still. they are us.

laughing.

trying to pose but not really.

tickling and laughing.

and now on a roll.

and we just give up seriousness altogether.

and here we go. so grateful for my life. i hope your week was lovely, too.


Weekly Diary is a project for 2013. You can read more about it here.

Nathaniel Reads to Mommy – Week 4


Nathaniel Reads to Mommy is a project for 2014 that I am doing with my 4.5-year-old son. You can read more about it here.

Savor Project - 2014 - Spread Five

This week’s all about sickness and how nathaniel had to play on his own while the rest of us were so sick.

Two family photos this week.


Savor Project is a project for 2014. You can read more about it here.

Weekly Diary - February 23 2014

Here are photos from this week:

I still have to take our valentines photos but my boys made this fold out with a QR code in the middle. When you scanned it, it said Happy Valentine’s Day. Geeky, I know.

Little boy posing for me.

We had David’s birthday snack at school, which he loved. Madelines and Susie cookies.

then the next day we went to observe Kindergarten which Nathaniel starts next year and then I went back to David’s class for Valentine’s Day party. The kids all got a whoopie cushion from their teachers.

I took some shots while I was in the classroom.

the teachers made bags for each kid and all the other students wrote what they liked about that student.

i loved loved loved this idea.

My love got me some beautiful tulips for Valentine’s Day.

David’s been going to Speech Therapy for a few weeks now to correct his “th” vs “f” sounds. He gets homework each week.

Jake bought a yoyo to have some fun and to teach the kids.

Nathaniel was a big fan.

David had his birthday day with his best friend. Going back to the Lego movie, having some milkshakes and then playing games all day at home.

then we left for Tahoe to go skiing. Photos from that coming next week. When we got back, we took family photos.

we love skiing!!

and giggling.

I just love looking at these photos so much.

and here we go. so grateful for my life. i hope your week was lovely, too.


Weekly Diary is a project for 2013. You can read more about it here.

Learning with David - Week 4

This class is by udacity.com and it’s a math class called Introductory Algebra Review.


Learning with David is a project for 2014 that I am doing with my 9-year-old son. You can read more about it here.

Weekly Diary - February 16 2014

Here are photos from this week:

This week was mostly about David’s birthday which started with donuts and candles.

which he blew effortlessly.

then it was swimming and basketball.

while the little boy found his own friends.

the team won their third consecutive game. there was much joy.

then we came back home and it was time for presents.

David was delighted to get another one of his calculator watches (he lost the previous one and was very sad.)

then we went on an adventure of watching the LEGO movie, which was sold out in quite a few places. We did eventually get to see it and we loved it. And then it was time for cake.

David picked an ice cream cake this time around.

then he went about the business of putting together his new legos while Nathaniel played with the presents Jake’s parents got him.

and then it was photo time.

laughter and joy, as always.

and here we go. so grateful for my life. i hope your week was lovely, too.


Weekly Diary is a project for 2013. You can read more about it here.

Nathaniel Reads to Mommy - Week 3


Nathaniel Reads to Mommy is a project for 2014 that I am doing with my 4.5-year-old son. You can read more about it here.

Weekly Diary – February 9 2014

Here are photos from this week:

When we were doing parent teacher conferences, Nathaniel was playing on the school computer.

he made himself into an astronaut.

after spending the whole week sick, when I found out that the Exploratorium was free on Sunday, I decided we should all go.

even though it looks nice in this photo, it was pouring rain when we got there and there was a line curving around the block. We were quite wet by the time we got in.

the boys loved everything.

Nathaniel loved watching David.

and David liked messing with the different displays.

this one was all about tinkering.

and one about showing all the heat in your body. I loved this one.

there were chairs everywhere, which I loved.

and this one was jake’s favorite exibit. magnets and copper, can’t get much better.

then it was family photo time.

where there was much laughter, of course.

love my boys so so much.

and here we go. so grateful for my life. i hope your week was lovely, too.


Weekly Diary is a project for 2013. You can read more about it here.

Learning with David - Week 3

This class is by udacity.com and it’s a math class called Introductory Algebra Review.


Learning with David is a project for 2014 that I am doing with my 9-year-old son. You can read more about it here.

Nathaniel Reads to Mommy - Week 2


Nathaniel Reads to Mommy is a project for 2014 that I am doing with my 4.5-year-old son. You can read more about it here.