5, so so thrilled at climbing his very first tree. A whole new big boy world is opening up, right in front of our eyes.
5 modeling a Mama-made outfit for my fashion mentor and teacher, who is so very far away in the UP.
I made these pants for his last birthday from fabric that I think belonged to her mother.
I only just made the shirt- one of his favorite stories features a griffin and we were so excited to find a shirt with a griffin on it at Savers last week, I just had to whip him up and new "naked arm" shirt.
My parents and their neighbors put up this very sweet swing (that was a lovely hand-me-down from my aunt and cousins) for 5 and his friends in their garden! Who wouldn't want to swing among the sunflowers and snap peas?
photo credit, once again, to my mother. thanks mutti.
Just another beautiful Saturday at the Dane County Farmer's Market. 5 loves spending time with his Oma and his Opa, which is great as Fred has been working nights the last few months, leaving 5 and I with a lot of aimless mornings out of the house. Lucky for us, my parents have lots of mornings they're willing to share with us.
Photo credit to my mother- thanks mom.
Madison has a "big rig gig" twice a year- construction and safety vehicles galore, all available for kids to climb on and pretend to drive and, of course, be photographed and photographed and photographed, ad nauseum. We had an absolute blast and 5 handled his massive quantities of excitement like a dream.