Thursday, February 21, 2013

Valentin's Time

Valentine's Day is a welcome celebration in our home.  The kids love to share the love!

One evening they took over the living room table to make cards.  
We have a hard time working at the regular table winter in because even with the heater on it is so cold in that room!  Thus is life without insulation... ;-)

 A little Valentine's making while waiting for breakfast...

 We've started using chalk to leave messages by the front gate.

A special "love-love" bento for Zilla as he had school on the 14th.  Usually my husband and I take turns making bentos but on this day we teamed up to "show our love"!
Zilla did try to convince me that because it is Valentine's Day he should stay home with his family, who he loves, instead of go to class.  Perhaps next year?

We've also been reading a lot of Valentine's books!  Here is a link to some of our favorites!

Friday, February 8, 2013

Busy January

We've slipped through January and landed in February!
I've been busy working on things with Kotoba & Sign and ベビー・サイニングタイム.
While the kids have not been neglected my blogs have been!  When life gets busy something has to give and this time it was blogging.  However, I've still been taking pictures and have many moments worth remembering so here are some of them in no particular order:

 Tea Time during home school

Mega "helping" Zilla ride his bike 

Working hard and loving it! 

Valentine's factory - love can be messy! 

Stickers snowmen 

A bit of quiet time while working with the "Quiet Book

A special yummy bento made by Daddy to eat between Mommy's classes

snow angels - and discovering that big snowflakes tickle! 

A 2-person bike inside a tent 

Teeter-totter time with Daddy