Category Archives: Forest

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

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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

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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

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Socializing

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

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Things Forest Says

“I’m going to continue putting on my shoes in my office.”  (…then goes into his bedroom and closes the door.  I don’t think he had ever called his bedroom his “office” before.)  

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Things Forest says….

When we entered the Head Start building this morning, Forest announced to the secretary, “Before I came in the building, I was commenting on cement.”  (Forest had been following up with me on a similar conversation last week in the same … Continue reading

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Homework

First time ever for Forest to do school homework. He is learning colors by coloring in monsters. Of course he has known his colors since he was 2, but Daddy is helping him practice holding his crayon like a writing … Continue reading

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Sleepy Angels

Forest asked me to lie down with him when it was his bedtime.  But Rowan was fussing, so I said I could walk the baby around in his room while he fell asleep.  Forest countered, “well Mom, can you nurse … Continue reading

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Landmark day for both boys!

Today, Rowan drank 2 ounces of my milk from a bottle!  This is a giant relief to me since I go back to work on Monday.  He was reluctant to drink from a bottle previously, but Daddy worked his magic, … Continue reading

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Potty Learning

Forest started actively potty training in early April 2015, and it’s been a whirlwind of activity since then.  It started out very promising.  Forest’s occupational therapist, Sonja, recommended that we start with tangible rewards.  We opted for candy and a … Continue reading

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