Fourth of July!
Featuring a cameo by the zigster!
In front of the jasmine, which smells so heavenly right now. And check out that lush lawn!
The thirteen year + four month picture happened to fall on Easter Sunday, when we were at Grandee and Larry’s.
My sister and her family were in town so these weren’t the only pics they had to stand still for!
It’s that time again! Time to do math!
That’s right, the boys are 13 years and 3 months old.
So that is…159 months old! 13 and one quarter. The other day Miles told me something horrifying. “We will be 15 next year.”
That is technically true, in 2022 they will be 15. But that was very cruel of him to point out.
In other news, look at Linus’s haircut! He desperately needed it.
I promise I took this on the fourth, I just kept forgetting to post it. MY BAD. Sorry for worrying you, Mom.
I am beyond the math here. Someone help me out.
They were very excited to get their gifts this morning. I promised not to post the whole video, but what we did (this was my friend Stephanie’s suggestion) was fill a box with boring things like socks and underwear and Axe deodorant (I couldn’t bring myself to get the body spray) and call it their “Teenager Survival Kit” or something, but hidden at the bottom was an iPhone.
Here’s a gif of Oliver’s reaction (LOM):
Obviously I’m sad we can’t celebrate like we normally would, but let’s face it, they just want to be on their new phones anyway.
Presenting the 154th monthly photo. Kudos to Photoshop.
153 months, or 3 months until they become teenagers.
What are they up to right now? Enjoying their new room, even still keeping it neat! Playing Football Manager and Fortnite. Not doing enough summer reading. About to start reminding themselves what math is to prep for a placement test. Though surely keeping track of football team standings and scores and all that stuff is keeping their brains sharp? Mmhmm. School starts virtually in a couple of weeks, so I’m frantically trying to get three desks set up around the house.