Tag Archives: boys

Who cries in soccer?!?

My boys love soccer.  This isn’t news to anyone who has ever met them. I remember Hayden’s and Carson’s first season:  they were each timid in their own ways. Matt coached Hayden’s team and he had to hold Hayden’s hand … Continue reading

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Good Boys to Good Men

I find myself in a really fun season of parenting right now. I have a sweet four year old who brings our family more joy than I can express. Over the past four+ years I’ve written many times about his … Continue reading

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13 weeks!

I have finally discovered the main reason I have not been writing as often as I did in the past.  My current set-up is quite uncomfortable.  Before, in Germany, I had my computer in the living room where my family … Continue reading

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Butterflies vs. moths.

It’s been a week today since Matt headed off to travel and see a new part of this world!  He sent me a picture today that no kidding… reminded me of Colorado!  Well, if you can ignore the concrete barriers! … Continue reading

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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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Pictures from our first day of school 2013

As I shared on Monday, we started our 2013-2014 school year.  The night before, Hayden asked if he could get up early and make a surprise breakfast for everyone.  I agreed and so at 6:30 he came downstairs and made … 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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Battleships, cannons, and war artifacts.

Another boring school thing we had to do on vacation… poor kids… We drove from Oak Island, NC to the Southport/Fort Fisher Ferry because we wanted to make a stop by Fort Fisher and see the historical sites there.  I have a … Continue reading

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Pull-up bar, wooden stool, & frozen peas

What do those things have in common? Nothing, unless you’re a ten year old boy. Recently Hayden and Carson were playing around on Matt’s pull-up bar and Carson had been using a wooden square-shape-topped stool to reach the bar.  Hayden, … Continue reading

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