The weather has been just cold enough to make you really appreciate the warmth of the sun. We've been spending so much time on the back porch.
B is very motivated about doing his daily work. I love having kids that are eager to learn and grow. I love having them at home where they are learning so much from each other. And I love giving them this time where they can tattle to me all they want and know they each can be heard, unless they use an annoying tone of voice. Then it's "too bad."