Thursday, January 29, 2015

Joni's latest video project discovered on Bethany's phone

You have to love any video clip that begins: "I love you and you love me. I just feel like I want to put my shirt off, but I have a buddy to meet you…”

Monday, January 19, 2015

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Girls did some nice projects to commemorate the day... Joni decided to make a book (one page below where she wrote that MLK was a peacemaker), and they made handprints in many colors and joined them together to reflect people of different skin colors joining hands.  Of course, Haven also wrote that her "dream" was to live in a chocolate house...

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Instrument Petting Zoo

Each year, the Charlottesville High School puts on a great production of Peter and the Wolf, followed by a chance for the kids to conduct the orchestra and try out the instruments.

Chemists in action!

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Today’s subtle reminder of the differences in our children’s temperaments

Haven: I’ve been working on a new song. It’s called “Beyond Infiniti.”
She begins to sing the first verse, which is about striving for unreachable goals, until she is interrupted...
Joni (yelling): I like breasts.

Monday, January 5, 2015

Feeling pampered!

Thank you Grandma Gail and Grandpa Allan for our first-ever manicure!

Should we be worried that 'boy craziness' has started at age 5?

Overheard this afternoon...

Ava: Does [boy's name] even like girls?
Joni: No, he hates girls
Ava: Like you?
Joni: Yeah. But guess what? I think he wants to marry me.