4/52 | portrait project

Week 4 of the 52 portrait project created by Jodi at Practising Simplicity: The idea is simple: a portrait of each child, once a week, every week, in 2014.

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Today he finished reading this book. It has 415 pages and weighs over four pounds. He began reading it on August 1, 2013. He read 4 pages a day, usually 4 days a week. Some days it was really fascinating, other days it was barely interesting. He put a post-it note in there to mark his place. Every few weeks, he would remark about how far along he was. Today, he’s top-of-the-world excited to have finished it.

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This girl is serious about writing number sentences. She knows all the ways to make ten. She writes them out on sheets of copy paper. She likes to wear her sleep tanks backwards and hates to have her hair combed.