• wilbur's at it again!

    last night we had dinner with some friends. two girls i went to high school with, their husbands, and one of the couples two children. it was the first time for the couple with children to meet our children. so, the kids were all meeting for the first time too. they were a little shy at first, which is to be expected. but wilbur got to checking out their three year old daughter pretty quickly. he would move in close to her face and smile. she would move away. he would touch the arm of her sweater, and she’d pull away a little. he reached in to feel her hair…

  • merry Christmas

    it’s been so long! more than half a year since i have written on here! i have to be honest, at the end of the day, or any moment of free time i have during the day, i find myself wanting to just rest on my bed by myself. even if it’s just for four minutes. this parenting thing is not easy! i am tired, most of the time. while writing our 2nd annual Christmas letter this year, i was reminded of how far we have come since last Christmas. at the end of last november, amelia had been diagnosed with epilepsy. Christmas eve we were up 3 or 4…