The weekend was a bit stressful here as I just had way too much to do and then Sunday Akemi had an allergic reaction to what we think was some fish in the sauce on her noodles. We have appointments for some more tests this week, but it's safe to say I didn't sleep well last night watching to make sure the swelling was down and she was ok. If moms had vacation days I think I'd be scheduling one right about now! The last few weeks have been really busy and draining and I'm just ready to get back to a normal routine around here.... I think the kids are too!
the little girls were up way too early
I made a terrible iced coffee (not strong enough!) so then I had Kenji make me one and it was perfect
the kids watched classic TinTin cartoons
I folded and put away four loads of laundry
made penne pasta with a sun dried tomato sauce for lunch
Violet figured out the whole grab-something-and-stick-it-in-your- mouth trick
Henry asked me if I "wanted to learn about porcupines the easy way or the hard way" um, the easy way?
and we thoroughly enjoyed this lovely pacific northwest weather.
With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.
- Eleanor Roosevelt