Category Archives: friends

Hayden ~ Class of 2019!

The last blog post I wrote was about my baby boy turning 18. How in the world did that happen so fast! I wonder if this ever happens to anyone else… time goes by and everything seems normal. Then I … Continue reading

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Bailey is 15!

Bailey turned fifteen a few weeks ago (March 18) but we celebrated his birthday on the 31st (one family was out of town on his actual birthday weekend, we were out of town the next). He wanted to just hang … Continue reading

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Motherhood Musing: Parker 2 years 4 months

I want to remember all the things. I don’t know if this series will be called Motherhood Musings indefinitely or if I’ll come up with something less wordy, but for now, this is what I’m doing. I’m musing over my years … Continue reading

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Anna’s THREE!

This girl is a source of joy for so many in her life. It is precious to me that my boys still fight to be the one to wake her up in the morning and still ask if her nap … Continue reading

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Happy New Year ~ 2019

We said farewell to 2018 (happily, I might add) with friends. The first half of the night we spent with two families (fourteen kids represented). At this party we ate lots of delicious foods, drank yummy cider, and then shot … Continue reading

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Other Christmas Fun ~ 2018

I shared a few days ago about the Christmas Markets that we enjoyed but we also did a few other really fun things. Tree-Up Day  – Hayden had to work but he was there later on to put decorations on the tree. … 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 the  moment. I was really looking forward to … Continue reading

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Summer 2018

This post is all over the place: from school to creeks to pools to commissary shopping with a toddler. It features our summer, up to this point. Teacher workdays: As soon as our guests left I got to work on … Continue reading

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Independence Day, 2018

We’ve never had a real tradition for the Fourth… we just sort of see what comes up and do that. In Texas we celebrated Independence day in five different places: in our temporary apartment in 2013, just weeks away from … Continue reading

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First Guests to Stuttgart… Pt. 4

Farewell for now… Stephanie and Hannah checked off and signed our Travel check list… Airport drop-off-farewells are the worst. Anna was already crying… On the way to the airport I pointed out the neat fields you see all over Germany. … Continue reading

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