Ali Edwards Capture life. Create art.

May 26, 2011

On Being Awesome

Reason #5003 why Katie is an awesome nanny.

May 17, 2011

I Had To Do It

A couple weeks back I saw a white version of this Lego storage idea via Pinterest and knew it was only a matter of time before I did ...

May 11, 2011

The Striped PJ’s

The other day I was folding Simon's PJ's and I was thinking about how much he loves them. One pair of stripes. Two pairs. Three pairs. Four pairs. Oh yes, there's more. They've seen holidays and everydays and vacations and ...

May 3, 2011

The Reading Record

This is Simon's weekly Reading Record from last week. Most weeks it's missing a few days. Most weeks the minutes read is somewhere between 20 and 30 minutes with a bunch of stopping to look at the clock and ask how ...

April 21, 2011

NINE | Thankful Thought No.4

Today I'm thankful that Simon has been coming home, giving me a big hug, and then turning around and going right back outside to shoot baskets....

April 12, 2011

Looking Around The Table

Last Tuesday morning Chris and I had a meeting at Simon's school to discuss the results of his recent re-evaluation for services (a state mandated 3-year eligibility in the area of Autism Spectrum Disorder). This was a bit different than a ...

February 8, 2011

Report Card Day

Yesterday was Report Card Day. As a kid and young adult I always loved getting my report card. I loved seeing how I did, what my teachers had to say, what little surprises my parents might learn about me and my behavior ...

January 24, 2011

Birthday No.9 | Soaking It All Up

photo taken by Kim Ackerman Number nine was a good one. The celebration began with a visit to Simon's classroom on Friday....

January 21, 2011

Nine Years Of Simon

2002 2003 2004 2005...

January 19, 2011

Birthday No. 9 | The Invitations

On Friday Simon will be 9 years old. On Monday night I created some invitations for him to give to a couple of his friends at school. I printed the No.9 design on white cardstock, adhered the front piece with ...

November 18, 2010

For The Love Of Lego

Legos are to Simon like scrapbooking is to me. Life. They are often his activity of choice. He checks out for updates, watches Lego videos online, gets the free magazine in the mail, and ...

November 12, 2010

Simon Was Here.