- The wheels are definitely turning in Andrew's head! I was playing with him with a football, and I repeated the word "football" several times before handing him the ball. Once he had the ball, he looked at it and then promptly put it on his foot!
- I now know why shoving a piece of wood under someone's fingernail is a form of torture. Let's just say that I have a bleeding bruise extending 1/8 inch past the quick of my nail. I think 1/8 inch doesn't sound like much until it is measuring how far a piece of wood shoved up under my fingernail. Then it sounds really, really long.
- I'm going to go on a fast from TV. I watch way, way too much TV and it gets in the way of doing things that are actually important. Marie, do you still want to do it with me? Anyone else want to join? I know for sure I am going to do it for a week, but I think I will actually extend it until Thanksgiving. I just went through and deleted shows from my DVR that I knew I could do without. I may go insane. Hopefully I won't.
- Ethan read his first real words this week: at, am, an, and ad. He was so happy to be able to say he actually read something!
What is it about the dishwasher that no kid on earth can resist?
Ethan displaying the page in our reading book that he read for me. Don't you love that look of accomplishment on his face? Now that's why I homeschool.
One of the things that keeps me from crying when I think about the long wait for Hannah, and what keeps me praying for those people who are adopting as their only means of growing their families. May your wait be shorter than short.
Okay, so this picture has nothing to do with the posts above or below it, but really, who doesn't want to see a picture of a six year old in a playpen?