Colin’s coming into our family on Thursday, 2 January 2014, was a watershed moment in our lives. Here’s how it happened.
I’ve long been a geography junkie and map lover, so Simon Garfield’s On the Map seemed right up my alley. I figured I’d learn something new, but would it live up to the subtitle’s “mind-expanding” aspirations?
At dinner this evening, Fiona made what is quite possibly the strangest request I have ever heard from a four-year-old.
I always knew that it was my destiny to win a million dollars on TV. Until it wasn’t.
On a train trip, Fiona discovers the curious sport of tetherball.
Colin sits in his Bumbo chair and plays with Beatrice the Butterfly Rattle.
Fiona and a friend find a bell far more fascinating than some water tumbling over a cliff.
Fiona tries gum for the first time—and we end up with a record of everyday life and conversation in our family.