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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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Parker’s 11!

Parker is smart, hardworking, loving, and kind. I have loved having him as a student this year and I can’t believe this is his last year as an elementary school kid! Covid has kept him from being able to play … Continue reading

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Ice Skating at Rockefeller Rink

I finally got to use my childhood ice skating lessons! Sunday Matt and I took the littles ice skating at the most iconic skating rink in the world (not a data-driven fact). It was everything I had hoped for – … Continue reading

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School, The Truckster, Grand Central, and Black Panther

Routine! Finally! After being all out of sorts from the beginning of May (when we shipped our HHGS), we were so very ready for routine. Our printer had not arrived by the time I needed to prep for school so … Continue reading

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So many places, so little time…

We had big travel dreams when we moved here. I made a wall decoration that would let us dream big and celebrate when we visited new places. I loved having friends and family sign the wall when they came. I … Continue reading

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Bailey turns 16 and Parker turns 10!

Parker was due on Bailey’s birthday but he came five days early. Even so, most years we celebrate them together in some way. This year both decided early on, back in January, to forego parties in order to put what … Continue reading

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Vienna ~ July 2019

Well that was fun. And I can’t believe it was half-a-year ago! (I’m writing this in December, but posting it retroactively so that it is posted in the July 2019 blog-posts.) I’m just now writing about a visit from one … Continue reading

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Motherhood Musing: May and June 2019

You know all those pictures and videos you take of random cute things your kids do? What do you do with the ones that don’t really warrant a full blog post/scrapbook page?  We use them to entertain Anna when we … Continue reading

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