Our First Family Service Project

One of the values I hope to instill in my children is a moral imperative for public service.  I hope that they will be willing to imagine themselves in the shoes of others and hope that they will respond and work towards social change when witnessing inequalities and disparities.  We’ve worked on introducing Lucia to […]

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Get my hair did!

The spicy Roncini is awfully fancy these days! I think he was craving a new doo to go with his new formal wear. It’s my first haircut yo! How does it look?? Primped kidletts. LP begged for a haircut too. I have to say it looked fabulous and she actually let him use a blow […]

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Formal Wear for the Roncini

Roncini Wear The Gallant Roncini I think that the Roncini was feeling a little bit drab in his current wardrobe, so mama spiced things up with some handmade formal wear.  I kept asking Bob if he wanted me to make him matching tie shirts. He declined.

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Kidletts

Kidletts in a box boat  Crawling   I’ve got you babe

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Sew like my mama

Lucia came bursting in the room  “look at my bag of surprises mama”!  I couldn’t  believe the little sack she was holding.   I remembered the red floral fabric and decorative stitches so clearly and the little slot for my Tupperware cup full of apple juice.  I never imaged I’d be grateful that my mother […]

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Operation Beef Up the Roncini

Adrian’s newest nickname coined by Bob is Peperoncini (please say it out loud three times in your best Italian accent for full effect).  I shortened this fabulous nickname to “the Roncini”. I am so pleased to report that the initial phase of  “Operation Beef  up the Roncini” has been deemed a success! “Fat thigh” and […]

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