Calvin, 22q Deletion · Family Life · School

“I’m FIVE!”

“I’m FIVE!” paired with a hand held up to show five little fingers is Calvin’s latest greeting to most people, even the people whom he has already toldΒ many times that he is now 5 since his birthday a month ago. (For the month leading up to his birthday, his standard greeting wasΒ “It’s almost my birthday!… Continue reading “I’m FIVE!”

Art Projects · Tot Play

Popcorn Pear Tree Craft

When I spotted this popcorn cherry blossom tree craft from Glued to My Crafts on Twitter this week I was like, we have to do this! It fit all my craft project criteria: Easy [check]. Seasonal [check]. Developmentally appropriate for at least one of my kids [check]. Safe for Henry [check]. I already have all… Continue reading Popcorn Pear Tree Craft

Art Projects · Tot Play

Caterpillar to Butterfly Craft

The other day we pulled out Β our little collection of insect toys and made a Play Doh and Duplo garden for them. We talked about how the bees and butterflies would be looking for flowers, we did some little bee dances as we pretended the bees were flying back to their hive. And we talked… Continue reading Caterpillar to Butterfly Craft

Family Life · Tot Play

Spring Things

Happy Easter and Happy Spring from Calvin and Henry! We had a rainy Easter weekend, so the boys put on their rain coats and boots for their egg hunt. Henry can’t actually walk very well in his boots, so we hid his eggs up on the porch where it was dry. I can’t get over… Continue reading Spring Things