Category Archives: School Days

School Supplies

The day before the day before school starts. Eli starts First Grade tomorrow and he declared that Stephen would walk him in, but only that first day.

This past week I bought what felt like mountains of school supplies. First, I bought some for Eli. And then I made a second trip to buy for a […]

Crazy Hair Day

In honor of Dr. Suess’s birthday this week, Eli’s school has activities planned every day. Today is crazy hair day. Stephen and I decided he looked a bit like an Anime character but since I don’t know anything about Anime really, I have no idea which one.

He started asking me this morning at 6:03 when […]

Photo Catch Up

This is how Megan and I keep our kids out of trouble. See how it works?

From our weekend at the lake in Arkansas. You can imagine the kind of birthday May had with all her grandchildren in one spot.

The obligatory grandchildren on a brown couch photo. As Andrew said, “Everywhere we go, there are brown […]


We rushed home from our weekend visiting with Stephen’s family to attend open house at Eli’s school.

I expected the school to look like the elementary school I attended: one very long hallway with second grade at the end nearest the offices and stretching to fifth grade at the far end, and Kindergarten, first grade, […]