School is finally out, and summer is here! We’ve made some fun summer plans, but mostly we are excited to spend quiet days at home, making the most of our yard and creating, imagining, and playing together.
Johnny and Emma both had great school years, and they are both excited for next year. I’m excited that Johnny will go to afternoon preschool instead of morning (Lily will join him, much to her delight), making for much calmer mornings!
Emma gave our little Canon Powershot a try and took the picture of me below. I think she did a good job, and she was very proud of herself (see above). I’m actually hoping to let her play with photography a bit this summer – she is careful with our camera (she actually refuses to touch the SLR, because she says she needs to be older), and I think she would enjoy that. She is also extremely interested in learning to use my sewing machine.
Pregnancy-wise, everything is going well. This is the first pregnancy where my hair has stayed pretty curly – normally it goes wavy and then gets curlier again between pregnancies. Part of me expects this baby to have curly hair as a result, even though there’s no reason for there to be a correlation there! She also seems smaller than Johnny and Lily, although I have about a month and a half to go, so we’ll see if she stays that way. She kicks and wiggles a lot, which is always reassuring and keeps the rest of the family entertained since you can see it, a lot of the time. We have the baby clothes all washed, and I just ordered a bunch of size one Thirsties diaper covers – now to get the inserts made (I’m serging old receiving blankets and worn-out pajama bottoms).
Mike and I celebrated our eleven-year anniversary this past week, and to celebrate he got me the Wacom Bamboo Capture Pen and Touch Tablet, which I’ve admired for a few years now! Hopefully it will make for some fun printables, and photo editing flexibility!
How is your summer, so far?