Category Archives: brothers/boys

Cooking with Mommy

All four of our boys are all fairly good cooks. They will not starve when they move out of our home, but none of them gravitated to my side when I was cooking dinner. They gravitated to the kitchen when dinner … 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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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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Sonlight Box Day 2018

This year’s box days is vastly different from years past because I only have one student receiving a box. We now have everything we need {for the most part} to homeschool the rest of the kids throughout. This is Hayden’s … Continue reading

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Hayden’s 17!

I’ve found myself saying this to younger moms quite frequently lately: Don’t dread the teen years. They don’t have to be filled with angst. You can have so much fun if you spend the years leading up to that building … Continue reading

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Verdun – April 2018

One of the best parts of being in Europe is seeing sights that are of historic importance. Our area had an active co-op that we joined as honorary members, participating in just the book club. The boys would read the … Continue reading

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Soccer for two, not four. (Part 1)

Soccer has been a part of our family since Hayden was four. The only break we took from soccer was when Anna was born and that was a unanimous decision so that we could focus on our squishy. It was … Continue reading

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Birthday Season ~ 2018

January – Anna February – Carson March – Parker and Bailey April – Matt May – Hayden We celebrate non-stop for five months, seven, really because mine is in November and Christmas is in December! I generally like to highlight … Continue reading

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Camp Eagle ~ Summer 2017

I’ve shared before about my favorite place in Texas, Camp Eagle.  It’s a Christian Adventure Camp that has stolen all of the Hamrick’s hearts. This summer my three oldest had the opportunity to go serve the staffers for a week … Continue reading

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Just a Hamrick Family Update…

This stage of life is much more full than previous stages.  (I refuse to say “busy” because that implies we’ve put too much on our calendar, which we intentionally haven’t).  It’s full because we are in a stage where grades count (high school … Continue reading

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