Author Archives: kaybay416

When Rachel comes home…

With a very matter-of-fact tone, Rowan informed me on February 20, 2018, that “When Rachel comes home, she can sit in that chair, right there!”  He was pointing to the chair that Daddy usually sits in at the dining room … Continue reading

Posted in funny sayings, photos, Rowan | Tagged | Leave a comment

Colorado Dreaming, April 2016

I had a library conference in Denver in early April, so the family came with me.  We took one week of vacation after the conference to explore. Forest truly enjoyed riding the escalators and elevators at the Denver Conference Center … Continue reading

Posted in photos, travel | Leave a comment

Forest’s Fifth Birthday

Forest and some friends from his pre-K class and from storytime at the library had a ton of fun celebrating his fifth birthday at the YMCA. Xavier, Olivia, Naomi, and Isaac, as well as some younger siblings joined Forest to … Continue reading

Posted in Forest, milestones, photos | Tagged | Leave a comment

Rowan’s First Birthday Party

We celebrated Rowan’s 1st birthday at the McLoud Public Library on Saturday,  February 6th. 

Posted in milestones, photos, Rowan | Tagged | Leave a comment

Things Rowan Says

Rowan’s vocabulary has been growing.  At almost 12 months, he says Dada, Mama, cat, apple, door, down, and up.  He signs for “all finished ” sometimes,  and sometimes lets me know he wants to nurse by tapping one of my … Continue reading

Posted in funny sayings, Rowan | Tagged | Leave a comment

Random Pictures

We had a fun day today playing while Daddy went birding at Pontotoc Ridge. It was just warm enough today with sunshine to play outside a bit.  I think the temperature got up into the 50s. Mommy was craving Pho, … Continue reading

Posted in food, Forest, photos, Rowan | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Children speak the truth

While we were travelling to Indiana for Thanksgiving last week, Forest looked at me and said, “Mommy, why does your belly look like you still have a baby in it?” Ah well, must get started on those crunches and sit-ups, … Continue reading

Posted in Forest, funny sayings | Leave a comment


Forest’s Head Start teacher, Mrs. Carissa said today that Forest told a little girl, “Thank you for playing with me.  I love you.”  

Posted in Forest, funny sayings, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Happy Halloween!

Our little Halloween pumpkin is cooking in the play kitchen.   Forest likes to mix up Rowan’s food, and he likes to help feed Rowan.               Brothers sharing and playing with legos together! Rowan … Continue reading

Posted in photos | Tagged | 1 Comment

Yoga Baby

Rowan is all tired out after Daddy’s birthday dinner at Maple Garden.

Posted in photos, Rowan, sleep | Leave a comment