Einar’s Semi-Assisted Homebirth

By | 2018-01-15T15:45:47+00:00 January 15th, 2018|Personal|

As soon as I realized I was pregnant with baby #3, I told my husband, "I don't want to do this without Ann." Ann is a local legend with a midwifery career that spans 40+ years. She's provided care or delivered the babies of nearly our entire village and the [...]


Christmas 2015

By | 2017-02-10T17:00:45+00:00 January 19th, 2016|Personal|

Christmas break kicked off with a visit from Lena's class dinosaur, Dizzy Each weekend her teacher picks a different child to take home one of two dinosaurs


Halloween 2015

By | 2017-02-10T17:00:52+00:00 November 12th, 2015|Personal|

Around mid-October, we made our annual trek to the "Coldest Field In England. "Undley Pumpkin Patch" To collect our pumpkins.


17th of May London (again)

By | 2017-02-10T17:01:01+00:00 September 14th, 2015|Days Out, Personal|

Big Laila came to visit again and she timed her trip to coincide with the most Norwegian of all days, Syttende Mai. That would be the 17th of May for those unfamiliar with the language of the Vikings. We made the trek to London, just like last year, to honor Norway's independence day. Not wanting to let an opportunity go to waste, my mom took it upon herself to create a folkebunad for Lena to wear to the festivities.


Easter 2015

By | 2017-02-25T23:59:06+00:00 April 25th, 2015|Personal|

Before each midterm break, Lena's school hosts a "Stay & Play" where parents can come in with younger siblings for a couple hours of themed activities, contests and treats. We got an email asking everyone to make an Easter bonnet for the school competition and since I'm never 100% sure the [...]