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Homeschooling littles…

Right now I find myself in a neat position in my career.  I am teaching a middle-schooler, two upper-elementary students, and I have a toddler-turning-preschooler.  To make things VERY interesting, I am spending a great deal of energy researching high … Continue reading

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San Antonio | Part 3

Parts 1 and 2 shared the highlights and the story of our trip.  Part three holds the randomness that we took pictures of that didn’t really mean much to the story as a whole, but were fun memories nonetheless. I … Continue reading

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Got Milk?

Once Parker was able to lift a gallon of milk we trained him to bring his cup and the gallon of milk to us if he got thirsty.  Then, before giving him his milk cup, he has to put the … Continue reading

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Parker’s many faces

Yesterday, just after nap, I asked Parker to come sit on a stool so I could take some pictures.  He was totally engrossed in whatever tv show the bigs had on so he didn’t really want to come.  When he … Continue reading

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Parker’s First Visit to the Dentist

You can tell he’s not my first child in the fact that he’s over three and just now seeing the dentist for the first time!  I think the others were young two-year-olds when I had their mouths checked out. Either … Continue reading

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Independence Place on Independence Day

On the 4th of July my family decided we were not interested in braving the crowds of people on post to watch the fireworks, but we still wanted to participate in the festivities. Fortunately for us, our apartment complex was … Continue reading

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By the pool…

We’re making good use of the pool while we live here.  Independence Place also has a grill built into the pool-side that we can borrow whenever we want.  Earlier this week I wanted to eat by the water, so we … Continue reading

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Soccer 2013

How do I love soccer?  Let me count the ways… 1.  Exercise for the boys. 2.  Team spirit. 3.  Outside authority (my kids learn to listen to and respect “teachers” other than me). 4. Actually, I think those three are … Continue reading

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Parker and some PCS fun

While our family was in the midst of packing up all that we have, Parker serenaded me with his ABC’s.  I understand that by showing this video to you, I am proving that I have not taught my three-year-old the … Continue reading

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Sand, sea, and sunlight

While thinking about and planning this trip I looked forward to the educational events we had planned, but I also dreamed of the hours we’d spend on the beach, soaking in the sun with the wind in our faces. The … Continue reading

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