Category Archives: Developmental Nuggets

Bookmark Day: we finish Chronicles of Narnia

So, this was pretty cool.  We actually started reading Narnia a few years ago, and we got through 3 books.  I knew Abbey was into it, but I wasn’t sure how much.  And I was confident that the concepts were … Continue reading

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A “First”: Abbey and me go to hang out at a coffee shop and read a book

I asked Abbey what she wanted to do for the afternoon, and she suggested we go to a coffee shop and read together. Hearing that she wanted to do this, and realizing that she was old enough to do so gave … Continue reading

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Learning through watching

  This morning, during the worship service, Evelyn raised her hands during the song as an act of worship. Of course, I say “act of worship” as if I know the intentions of her heart. Obviously, I don’t know for … Continue reading

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Skiing with Abbie and Evie on February 2!!

Last Friday Opa went skiing with Dad Tim and Abbey and Evie.  It was a perfect day for the slopes, for the temperature was mild and there was no wind biting our faces. Also, there were no lift lines.  Abbey … Continue reading

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Little sibling deference

Dad: Evie, what song do you want to listen to? E (whispering to A): What do you want to hear? This type of stuff happens all the time- Evie deferring her own opinions to stay on A’s good side. I … Continue reading

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Abbey-isms

Tonight, at dinner, we were talking about impulse control and why it’s important. Then, it occurred to me, as it often does, that the girls may not understand the concept of impulse control.   They might not even understand “impulse”; … Continue reading

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First day of School, 2017

The girls also made me promise I’d post some of their silly photos…

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