Calvin

Big River

Last year I read the little lovelies Tom Sawyer. And then a few months ago I found this golden find at the DI – and promptly made the children watch it on our first trip to the cabin. So when I heard Hale Center Theater was playing BIG RIVER I knew I had to take…

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Calvin and Olivia Mow the Lawn

We’ve been waiting for this day for 10 years! We started teaching Calvin and Olivia to mow the lawn! They’re barely big enough to turn the machine on their own, and can’t quite start it yet. But . . . children doing the yardwork has begun! (They also weed (all of the kiddos) for 15…

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Softball, Baseball, and T-Ball

This year we decided to play spring ball rather than summer ball – we’re trying to have less busyness in the summer. Olivia is playing softball in a draper league. Her games are Monday’s and Wednesday’s with practices on either Tuesday’s or Thursday’s depending . . . all the way down in south Draper. Calvin…

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Cute, Funny, Adorable Kids

Here’s some recent stories about my kid-o’s. A Boy Has a Crush on Olivia: We were at the pinewood derby the other night and Tyler Pierson, and little neighborhood boy in Olivia’s grade, was there. It has been reported to us over the years through other parents in the neighborhood (though certainly never by Olivia,…

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Calvin’s First Pinewood Derby

Calvin had his first ever pinewood derby! He was so excited. We told him to draw his design on paper, and then transfer it with carbon paper onto the block. Wyatt helped him cut it out, and then Calvin sanded and painted it, and then Wyatt helped him put the wheels on and glue on…

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Good Boys

Everett and Calvin both got gift certificates for good behavior that earned them a desert at a local restaurant. I’m so glad my boys were caught being good! 😉

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