Autumn with toddlers

Autumn So Hard: A Very Toddler Fall

We’ve been autumning REAL hard. So hard that this is now my second post about fall. Nope, third. Is there any other season that sets such high expectations for appropriate/required activities? If you don’t like the beach, summer gives you a pass. Not a skiier, winter lets it go. Don’t like spending 2 months deciding…

A Homemade Halloween (Kind Of)

At two years old Jack has decided that he is old enough to pick out his own Halloween costume. Good parents would see this as an exciting and sweet milestone marking a step towards independence. However, I see it as a grave injustice. Jack was named partially after his great grandfather, and partially because Glen…

Full-Contact Easter

As we all know, Easter is traditionally a holiday centered around full-contact no-holds-barred athletic competition. (Wait, no? Really? That’s not a generally accepted way to celebrate the mystery of our faith? Weird.) Our family has never been one to break tradition so we fully embraced the sport. To do a proper Easter egg hunt at…