Category: Family Life

Continuing Our COVID Existence

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When things first started shutting down due to COVID-19 in mid-March, most of us assumed we would stay home for a few weeks until it cleared out like the seasonal… Read more »

Our Stay-at-Home Easter

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If you were to look back through our photo albums, you would see that every Easter looks identical. Sure, the kids get taller. The Easter dresses change. Our traditions do… Read more »

Our Life During COVID19

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How are we managing during the COVID19 quarantine? Fine. We are just fine. We have been extremely fortunate during this unprecedented time. As a teacher, I have been able to… Read more »

Merry Christmas!

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We celebrated a more subtle Christmas this year, partially because the kids are getting older, but also because my mother’s health has been in decline for quite a while. It… Read more »

Back to School!

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Summer comes to an end tomorrow, and it’s ok. As a teacher, I’m blessed to be able to live the best of both worlds: time at home with my kids… Read more »

The Blessing of May Chaos

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It’s May again! For us, that means concert season, field trips, soccer, baseball, dance recitals, gymnastics, Mother’s Day, spring weddings, and end-of-the-school-year celebrations. Every May is crazy for us, and… Read more »

Our New Truck!

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Jim and I are so excited to share our new truck with you! We brought our new 2018 F250 home with us yesterday!   We are especially excited because, although… Read more »

No, YOU Pick It UP!!!

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Yesterday, I discovered a parenting hack that worked so well I thought I would share it. You may have already done this yourself, but I had never thought of it,… Read more »