Monthly Archives: January 2014

Home Work Day (incl. Daddy Diving)

Wednesday 1/24/2014: It was basically a day of mundane office work at home.  Yet it was -is- also also an embarrassment of riches.  My body complains from neglect.  Yet there was enough latitude in my life to have started the … Continue reading

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Fraidy Zoo by Thyra Heder

January 27th 2014 Tobin Montessori welcomed the return of former student now author/illustrator, Thyra Heder!  She shared her (then) latest publication, Fraidy Zoo, with our kindergardeners. 2014-01-27 Tobin Fraidy Zoo [2mins, 33 seconds]:   Here’s to happy returns with future … Continue reading

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Saturday with My Kids

Because I’m usually booked on weekends, when I’m NOT it is an extra glorious treat.  This Saturday Daddy went to work instead, so I had the kids -AND a weekend day- with them to myself.  After a glorious morning at … Continue reading

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Ninja Kids Sketch

Here my Mom’s rendition of the Ninja Kids on 2014-01-16: Awesome and hilarious, Mom, thank you! (o: (PS: My husband is not an obese blob in the mirror.)

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Spontaneous Date Grease Night

January, 16th 2014 On Thursday I had inadvertently spent an entire workday at our son’s school.  When *my* work is light, I seem to let myself get ultra-involved in supportive efforts at the school.  On my way home with Gavin, … Continue reading

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Actually a Big Bowl

This amuses me. I heated up some soup for my Manmeat and -just to scale it up to size for him- put it in a big serving bowl with a big serving spoon.  When I handed it to him, and … Continue reading

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Oh My

I was all cracking my knuckles, getting down to business.  The holiday lull turned kids-back-to-school helped make life seem all WORKABLE.  As in, responsibilities AND passions seeming in hand or within reach.  But yet alas (and please, I’m just OBSERVING … Continue reading

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