On having bespectacled children

I chose not to yell about vaccinations in this post except for the part where I yelled about vaccinations in this post.

During piano lessons

She wanted to take a duck home but I told her it was illegal and potentially lethal.

A lovely surprise

Who wants to talk business when there is fresh baby smell and oh my god I just noticed that foot!

Today my presentation…

Yesterday she asked me if fifth grade is going to be harder than fourth grade and I pretended to black out so that I could change the subject.

Wel-deserved screen time

From “Arabesque” and “Sound of Madrid” on the piano to something a little less technical on the iPad like “Candy Island,” “Toca Builders” and “Hair Salon.”

Window seat

A marvelous surprise I found on my phone, and yes, it is now safely archived on two different hard drives.

A reading rainbow

She either wants to be this character or Elsa for Halloween, and she only has eight months to decide.

This is Gigi’s world and we are all just living in it

Hopefully I’m still around when she gets married so I can tell this story to the entire gathering.

And the scores are in

My most recently used emojis now include the party hat, the star, the crown and the glass of red wine.

Wherein her long limbs come in handy

I didn’t even mention the part where I got to style her hair with the curling iron. One of my favorite days as a parent.