My youngest sister is a really great aunt and really great with kids in general.  Last week, she bravely watched over 5 munchkins so we could go out with our friends kid-free. She’s also documented some of her standout moments with my two boys, particularly my eldest on her Facebook page. They definitely have a strong connection […]

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I Love My Shadow

My 3 year old son is my shadow these days.  Whether I am just making coffee, grocery shopping, folding the laundry, he wants to be a part of whatever I am doing.  He knows that he needs to put water in the coffee maker, place the coffee filter inside, and then put the ground coffee […]

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A Victory for the Both of Us

This picture was taken at the Na Pali coast on our recent trip to the beautiful island of Kauai in Hawaii.  In the middle of our catamaran tour, we had the chance to go snorkelling.  We asked our eldest boy if wanted to give it a try. He said yes! Just to preface it a […]

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I love my grandparents.  My fondest memories from my childhood are of my grandparents.  I was lucky enough to grow up with 3 of my grandparents for most of my childhood and adult years.  My paternal grandfather passed away when I was very young.  He died just over year after  his 40th wedding anniversary.  He […]

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