Monthly Archives: November 2018

Halloween 2018

We don’t “celebrate” halloween but we do let the kids dress up and give/get candy. This year was fun because we joined the three other families in our stairwell for a chili dinner while we sat and handed out candy … Continue reading

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Public Transportation: Stuttgart

We have a great duty bus that runs in the area, allowing our kids the ability to get from our kaserne to any of the others for free. It’s pretty reliable and runs from early morning until evening, though I … Continue reading

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Meet, the Family Truckster!

Our family has grown by twelve! Seats, that is. After years of wanting a 12-seater van we are finally the proud owners of a blue Nissan NV 3500. This is my dream car. No. Really. There is no other car … Continue reading

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Hayden’s Senior Year and College Plans

I’m shocked to see myself type the word “college” in reference to my own child. I’m excited and proud, and, for good reason, relieved. I’m relieved because he’s decided to stay with us and knock out the first two years … Continue reading

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Bye, bye, Passy

It’s been our practice to take passys away from the baby at one-year-old. With most of the kids, that worked beautifully. With Parker, he started sucking his thumb as a result. He showed us! With Anna, there were a number … Continue reading

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Fall, 2018

Happy Fall! We are finally feeling at home and settled in. We have friends, a great ChapelNext Stuttgart Community, school is in full swing, and no one is injured or sick at theĀ  moment. I was really looking forward to … Continue reading

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