The day began without any fanfare. In fact it began in the middle of the night when he was crying– he’s been upset and I think it the 4 front teeth coming down. He has his bottom two teeth, and the top right (not front tooth, but next one over. I know, it’s weird!) Berrett… Continue reading Berrett turns 1
Just a quick photo drop of my summer show. It was so fun playing Babette– loved all the costumes and the character. We also had a huge turnout to every show so that made it really fun!
We had our Back to School Feast tonight. We missed last year because I was in the hospital with Berrett! Rose started school the next day and we never got around to it because everything was just so challenging at that time!!! If there was any theme last year, it might have been “Laitinen Power!”… Continue reading Back to School Feast
Berrett’s curls are to die for. And his smell after nap time. In the last couple months he has reach tons of new milestones. He turns 11 months on July 16 and I’m not quite ready for it. He crawls all over our house (the cutest, most traditional baby crawl… for a while he was… Continue reading Jumble of moments
Today is our anniversary!! I always look forward to special days like this, even though they are becoming more and more low-key each year. Yesterday I was thinking about our anniversary, and how I was the epitome of “mom” in my oversized chambray shirt and leggings, with all these kids around me (where did they… Continue reading Nine
We had our first real sunny beach day of the year! We went to Carlsbad State beach, which we’ve never done. It was really beautiful and very hot! Berrett was pretty easy going and sat on the blanket in the shade while the kids played in the sand. Rose and Finn stood at the waters’… Continue reading April 2017
I have been weeding a lot in the yard over the past month. We had so much rain this winter… so much so that Governor Brown can’t call this a drought anymore. Literally, the drought is proclaimed over. Unfortunately the weeds took over. While I’m pulling them out, I have plenty of time to think… Continue reading Weeds