Janie cried when her demand to go to see her friend,Claire, right away (who broke her collar bone) was not met with the same degree of urgency (from me). On the walk over she said “I just want to keep talking about how sad I am for her. Right?” I think sometimes kids have their priorities right on! At least this kid did today.

Janie cried when her demand to go to see her friend,Claire, right away (who broke her collar bone) was not met with the same degree of urgency (from me). On the walk over she said “I just want to keep talking about how sad I am for her. Right?” I think sometimes kids have their priorities right on! At least this kid did today.

Yay! Grandma Carol gets to be here for the weekend. We are loving it! Lots of chatting, eating and games.  Fun times!

Yay! Grandma Carol gets to be here for the weekend. We are loving it! Lots of chatting, eating and games. Fun times!

A full morning of cousin sitting, dog sitting and messes.  Will miss these long mornings with all my kiddos home together. #feelinggrateful

A full morning of cousin sitting, dog sitting and messes. Will miss these long mornings with all my kiddos home together. #feelinggrateful

First day of soccer and braces all wrapped up into one for this kid.

First day of soccer and braces all wrapped up into one for this kid.

On Lake Union with old friends. The best!  So great to catch up. I loved hanging out with the Dahl family. 
#thankyou@rachelsmithdahl #iloveseattle

On Lake Union with old friends. The best! So great to catch up. I loved hanging out with the Dahl family.
#thankyou@rachelsmithdahl #iloveseattle

Camping Trip. We’ve arrived!

Camping Trip. We’ve arrived!

Oh man. The most beautiful setting for tonight’s rocket launch.

Oh man. The most beautiful setting for tonight’s rocket launch.

Jane packed some things to color at the park. She said that the colors had names. Starting with the pink-Isa; red-Mimi; blue-Ocean; green- Tree; gray-Sky #seattleite

Jane packed some things to color at the park. She said that the colors had names. Starting with the pink-Isa; red-Mimi; blue-Ocean; green- Tree; gray-Sky #seattleite

We had a visitor. Jane was afraid.

We had a visitor. Jane was afraid.

Blue C. Sushi. The kids loved it. You get to pick your own dish as it travels around.

Blue C. Sushi. The kids loved it. You get to pick your own dish as it travels around.