Finn is Four

May 12, 2020 in Birthdays, Finn - No Comments

Just like that, my baby turned four. He only had one wish for his birthday; a robot cake. I did my best to make his robot cake dreams come true, even though it meant scrambling at the last minute to find the right cake pan and cake supplies. Finn’s birthday…

Those Summer Nights

January 16, 2020 in Crew, Finn, Golden Light - No Comments

It’s no secret that I’m a sucker for golden evening light. My tombstone will probably say something like, “Look at the light!” because I point it out to my kids every single day. Warm summer nights are the perfect time to round up whoever I can to come out and…

Scooters and Rain Boots

May 6, 2019 in Crew, Finn - No Comments

The first week back to school after Christmas break has historically been rainy and this year was no exception. Our “fall” comes in January and the trees lose their leaves for a short season. Crew and Finn hopped on their scooters in pajamas and rain boots on a rainy morning…

Finn the Robot

March 26, 2019 in Finn, Halloween - No Comments

Finn developed a love for robots and was so excited to dress up as a robot for Halloween. Any type of fleece costume is a risk in Southern California because you never know how hot it will be on Halloween, but I couldn’t imagine him being comfortable walking around in…

Celebrating Finn

March 5, 2019 in Beach, Birthdays, Finn, Friends - No Comments

For Finn’s third birthday, we had an impromptu pool party. I texted some friends the night before, made a cake, headed to the pool and voilà: instant party. We were in the throes of unpacking boxes and an afternoon at the pool was all I could throw together. Finn loved…

Finn is Three

March 4, 2019 in Birthdays, Finn - No Comments

Three year olds are easy to please. Finn woke up to balloons above his crib and that’s about all he needed to feel special. Three things I love about Finn: He is patient. He has to wait for just about everything; food, toys, attention, etc. and as long as he…

Tiniest Baseball Fan

March 3, 2018 in Baseball, Finn, Sports - No Comments

The most willing baseball player during Nash’s season was easily his littlest brother. Finn got lots of practice hitting balls during Nash’s games. He was so energetic and persistent about getting some hits in that his batting practice deserved its own post.