Category Archives: Elijah Bean

Road to Cape photo dump

Holy crap, where did the summer go? I mean, my kids still have like a month left of their 13 week summer vacay, but still, it’s sort of flown by. We’re headed out to Richmond and (heaven help me) family … Continue reading

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Some old and some new: a visit to Richmond

The Roo finished school in the middle of June (sniff, sniff) and then we left the following morning for Richmond. It will be so weird not to visit PIC every week, answering the question of the day, signing in, seeing … Continue reading

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Jersey Boy: A day trip to Collingswood

Elijah’s school ended in early June, while Remy finished a few weeks later. It’s pretty rare that Elijah gets Mommy time all to himself, so I told him we could take some day trips while Remy was at school. His … Continue reading

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B is for (Pierre) Bonnard: Sketching and still life

For our second “A is for Artist” installment, we fieldtripped over to the PMA to learn about Post Impressionist painter and printmaker Pierre Bonnard. But first, we attended the very important business of splashing in giant puddles. The PMA houses … Continue reading

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A is for Artist: An attempt to introduce my kids to art

With both kids largely off from organized activities all summer, I was looking for a fun way (for all of us) to learn a little something at Camp Mommy. My kids benefit from having at least a little structure to … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2015: The Cliff’s Notes Version

Obviously, I’ve been a little lazy on the old bloggy blog lately. And that it unlikely to change. But here are some highlights from our recent Spring Break adventures: I headed to NYC on a Friday for some bridal shower/bachelorette … Continue reading

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First Grade Book Club

Around this time last year I posted on Elijah’s favorite kindergarten reads. We’re long overdue for an update, so here’s a list of what we’ve been reading recently as well as Elijah’s own reviews. The World According to Humphrey The … Continue reading

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