Thursday, November 28, 2013

52 : 38 (part 2)

This week the McDonald family is in Nevis for some R & R, which means sunshine, tropical drinks, and sleep!

Thursday, November 21, 2013

52 : 37 (part 2)

This week I am tucked away in San Francisco for Dreamforce '13, which may mean nothing to anyone in 40 years when I imagine Ewan reading these posts with his own small kids, but right now it means an epic technology conference that influences an industry and is just part of what has made my company the most innovative for 3 years running. The pride I have in what my team is delivering this week at work is a feeling I hope Ewan finds in his life.

While I have been gone K has been preparing Ewan for his role as a brewer (maybe a career, maybe a hobby, we don't know yet), but in this week's photo he is enjoying this month's issue of BREW. 

Thursday, November 14, 2013

52 : 36 (part 2)

20 months of Ewan has truly meant 20 months of astonishing discoveries --- limitless love, authentic laughter, bone deep fear, and a new need for eternal optimism. This boy has brought us so much and this month has been no different.

As his verbal skills increase Ewan's sense of humor, mushy love, and sweet demeanor come out more and more. He requests wa-wa now, which refers to any beverage you will provide him. When you ask simple questions he will say "I don't know" with the most adorable shrug of his shoulders. And his hugs are bigger now and if you ask politely he will run to your legs with a grip so tight and warm you can't help but melt. 

We are very much looking forward to soaking our toddler in on the vacations and holidays that are quickly approaching.

EP's Official 20 Month Photo

Thursday, November 7, 2013

52 : 35 (part 2)

This week we are sort of cheating, going back a full week to Halloween... Life was so exciting last week this is required! 

Luckily Ewan (and the rest of us) bounced back from the stomach bug in time to celebrate Halloween. We had a wonderful night of photos, pizza, Charlie Brown, and trick or treating. Ewan couldn't quite get out "trick or treat" for the 4 houses we visited, but was great with "thank you". He loved the chocolate balls from across the street, a ball AND chocolate, mind blown. And the adorable way he whispered "Caaaaandy" was enough to keep his belly full of candy corn for a few days. 

This year Ewan was a garden gnome, his choice... We melted and the yard has never been so safe.