Category Archives: family

Finding Home.

They say it takes six months to feel at home at your new duty station… I have always found that to be true and it was the case here at Fort Hamilton. By six months we had our favorite pizza … Continue reading

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Three weeks in…

So, the kids have completed three weeks of school and the short version is, they’re doing great. In fact, we all are. I’ve wondered many times over the past 15 years if I’d have a crisis of identity when my … Continue reading

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First Day of School ~ 2021-2022

What a great morning. The kids woke up ready and eager for their day. Getting ready was a breeze and we walked the mile to school with little issue… other than the fact that their book bags were overfilled due … Continue reading

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Mother-Son Dates

I recently had a mom who is a few years behind me in this parenting journey ask me how to connect with her sons as they grow from little boys into preteens, teens, and into adulthood. Please note that I … Continue reading

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Back to School… but not the way you’re thinking!

15 years I’ve been a homeschooling mom and I’ve loved every single year. I find it hard to believe I’ve graduated two kids from our homeschool. I never intended to do that but planned fully to go back to the … Continue reading

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Not-so-full Disclosure

I have had a pretty full summer and writing has been the last thing on my mind. Actually, it has been on my mind, it’s simply been at the bottom of my priority list. I really do feel there will … Continue reading

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Miscellaneous June 2021

As usual I have several things to share that don’t really warrant a post all on their own. I’m still working on my cupcakes and thought these turned out pretty cute: I have wanted a comfy spot to sit on … Continue reading

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Summer Church Fun

This summer we have had a blast at church. We’ve had birthday parties in parks, moving-up recognition for the kids, and Father’s Day with friends. But to start this post I want to share a bit about how we get … Continue reading

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Jane’s Carousel

From the moment we knew were moving to NYC I began dreaming of taking Anna to all of the local carousels. Jane’s is one of the most popular and it was, of course, closed for much of the first year … Continue reading

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NY Aquarium, the Bronx Zoo, and AMNH

Over the summer we are trying to do one fun field trip per week. In June we visited the NY Aquarium on Coney Island and were able to take Amber with us. NY Aquarium If you are at all familiar … Continue reading

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