Year 5, Day 304: Christmas ’22 in Review!

Christmas morning at my parents' house has long been a sluggish affair. Sure, there were the days of yore when I would wake up early (like, 3 AM) out of excitement for what was under the tree, but as my brothers and I got older (not to mention my parents), Christmas gradually became a late-morning … Continue reading Year 5, Day 304: Christmas ’22 in Review!

Year 5, Day 295: Baby’s First School Performance!

Miles's German school put on their holiday program this morning, and Miles's group, being the youngest, was up first. All they had to do was dance ever so slightly, in time with the song, while waving a paper snowflake around. Seriously, that was all they had to do. https://videopress.com/v/KHVSZrMO?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true After retrieving our child, we returned … Continue reading Year 5, Day 295: Baby’s First School Performance!

Year 5, Day 287: Reassessing a Christmas Classic

With Christmas fast approaching, our standing Family Movie Night has been commandeered by holiday films. While Miles is watching some of these on his own (at, say, six in the morning, like this one), I wanted to make sure we took the time to sit down and enjoy some of these as a family. I'll … Continue reading Year 5, Day 287: Reassessing a Christmas Classic