July 4th was, for us, also The Festival of Popcorn

On July 3rd, J’s palate expander was removed. Since, umm, December, I think, J’s had an appliance affixed to the roof of her mouth, which meant that eating popcorn or sticky items like caramel or Tootsie Rolls was forbidden. J took these dietary restrictions very, very seriously. I had never noticed how much popcorn folks … [Read more…]

Groovy or Interesting Camps

This week M has a week of our town playground camp. Many kids are not huge fans of this camp, but the unstructured playtime and sports are just what M loves. She fully intends to continue doing playground camp this summer and next, after which she’ll be a CIT. Whoo, hoo! J, meanwhile, is attending … [Read more…]