It's not very often amidst the hustle and bustle of daily lives that we all get to spend an evening at home together. But when it happens, it's like a giant sigh where loads feel lighter and hearts feel fuller. Tonight I just took some pictures of all the everyday cuteness I see all around me but forget to capture sometimes. Ruby raided the pantry as is her daily duty and mine is to put it all right again later. She found what she thought was a special treat in the Baker's chocolate and spent some time unwrapping it and calling it "cake" only to find it wasn't so tasty. We made some pink chocolate chip cookies per Corinne's request that WERE tasty. Then it was bath time and bed time but not without story time first. We're reading Mary Poppins as a chapter book and this time Ruby got into bed with the bigger kids to listen too. I'll do my best to cherish these moments when they're here and to always seek to create new ones.
Mary Poppins: [singing] Stay awake, don't rest your head. Don't lie down upon your bed. While the moon drifts in the skies... Stay awake, don't close your eyes. Though the world is fast asleep, though your pillow's soft and deep, you're not sleepy as you seem; stay awake, don't nod and dream... Stay awake... don't nod... and... dream.