13 August 2017 - We have a "no hugging during meals" rule to restrain Ian's desire to cuddle while actively eating.
20 August 2017 - Our neighbor Ben got walkie-talkies for his 8th birthday. The three boys are yelling into them from all over the house and yard and it's like they don't really need them cause I can hear everything from the sofa with no walkie-talkie.
"WHERE ARE YOU?"
"CAN YOU HEAR ME?"
"DO YOU READ ME?"
"THIS IS AWESOME!"
20 August 2017 - Ian asked for more songs on his Spotify playlist:
Imagine Dragons "Believer"
Eminem's "Not Afraid"
"That one only has the F word, Mommy."
(I added them. You haven't lived until you've heard a giant golden-locked kid sing that he's a Rap God from the back seat.)
23 August 2017 - So far on this commute we have covered sexual assault, consent, "tabling" (as in conversations), and port wine stains. #notforwusses #94months
30 August 2017 - Ian: "You are the best mommy. I wouldn't have all the things I do if it weren't for you. The only thing is if I had another mommy I'd get to go to Subway more often because you don't like Subway. But that's ok."