Celebrating Finn

September 15, 2017 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

September 13, 2017 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

May 15, 2017 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.

Strawberry Fields

March 28, 2017 in Crew, Finn, Friends, Preschool - 1 Comment

Our second annual field trip to the strawberry farm was highly anticipated. We loaded up on tractor-pulled wagons and knew just what to expect from last year. First came the distribution of all sorts of vegetables picked straight from the ground. Finn enjoyed some more than others and Crew wanted…

Finn’s Birthday Breakfast

September 16, 2016 in Birthdays, Finn - No Comments

Finn’s birthday happened to fall on the same day that I was teaching co-op preschool at our house. With all of Crew’s preschool buddies surrounding us, we had a donut cake and sang to Finn. It took him several attempts to blow out the flames on his two candles and…

Finn is Two

September 14, 2016 in Birthdays, Finn - 3 Comments

I’m coming back to the present for a minute because my baby turned two yesterday. I broke all the rules with this one. He slept in my arms day and night as a newborn. He wasn’t on a schedule until well into babyhood. His crib still resides in our closet,…

Finn | Eighteen Months

March 28, 2016 in Finn - 2 Comments

Finn went ahead and turned the big one-and-a-half. As we were leaving church last week, I noticed a huge wildflower field completely in bloom. I couldn’t resist taking Finn back to that location to capture his advancement in age. The rows and rows of yellow blooms were open for a…