Category Archives: family

1st Cavalry Division – Change of Command with Cavalry Charge

I had no intention of writing a blog post today but I got a bit sentimental earlier at the Change of Command so here I am. I took four my kids and my neighbor’s two boys (with the help of … Continue reading

Posted in family | 2 Comments

School’s in Session: Toddler version

Anna – Almost-20-months: This little girl is incredibly smart.  Her pediatrician recently told me that she is WAY advanced of her peers.  She’s a blast!  Her vocabulary impresses me every day and her problem-solving skills cause me problems.  In fact, she … Continue reading

Posted in family | Leave a comment

School’s in Session: 2nd Grade

Parker – 2nd grade: I am LOVING this year with Parker!  We get to spend more time together than ever before.  After we read with the family in the mornings (8:00-8:30) Parker takes Anna to her room to play while … Continue reading

Posted in family | Leave a comment

School’s in Session: 8th Grade

Bailey – 8th Grade: Physical Science – So far so good, as far as I know. I will admit at this point that I’ve been hands-off in Bailey’s science this year and need to focus a bit more on it. … Continue reading

Posted in family | 2 Comments

School’s in Session: 9th Grade

Carson 9th Grade: Biology – Carson is doing much better at learning Biology than I am at teaching it.  He’s understanding the material much better than I am and for that, I’m thankful.  We did have a fun few weeks … Continue reading

Posted in family | 1 Comment

School’s in Session: 11th Grade

Hayden – 11th Grade: Chemistry – neither of us are a fan.  We are glad he has a few friends to go through this experience with to make it less ugh. Call me a horrible homeschool mom for saying that … Continue reading

Posted in family | 2 Comments

School’s in Session

That’s what’s been going on around here.  School.  And a lot of it. Today we started the 8th week of this school year and it has absolutely flown by.  I’m amazed that we’re already at this point! We head out … Continue reading

Posted in family | 3 Comments

Homeward bound {NC – Summer 2017 (Part 5)}

After our exciting time with Mama Kim and Aunt Charlene I crashed.  I ended up with a cold that took me down for a few days.  I can barely remember driving back from Virginia to NC. Once back at my … Continue reading

Posted in family | Leave a comment

I Love Our Open Adoption! {NC – Summer 2017 (Part 5)}

Sunday morning we woke up and enjoyed a lazy (if warm) morning in our room. Around 10 my boys started asking if I could take them to a beach with real waves.  I left Anna with Nana, Papa, and Mason … Continue reading

Posted in adoption, family, travel | 2 Comments

NC – Summer 2017 (Part 4)

We arrived at Nana’s after the trip down memory lane and proceeded to get right on some four-wheelers.  We all rode for quite some time (taking turns since Anna was in the bed and someone needed to be inside with … Continue reading

Posted in family | Leave a comment