Category Archives: Parenthood

Funny Run

The kids participated in their Fun Run, a school fundraiser where students run laps, and friends and family pledge donations. In the weeks before the Fun Run, the students watched a show during lunch to hype them for the coming … Continue reading

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Picture Perfect

About a year after Andy and I moved into our house, we were attempting to tame the mad jungle that was our yard when Andy stood up and started yelling, “Google!  Google!” We hadn’t yet been married long, so I … Continue reading

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Time is the New Money

Andy and I sometimes play a game where we ask each other, “What would you do with an extra $10K?  Or what about $100K?  Or $1 million?”  Would we save it (boring), spend it on an RV (Andy and the … Continue reading

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Me & Odysseus

In the first week of school, my daughter Annabelle received two Falcon flyers.  This was a super big deal because she could turn them in for a prize.  I wasn’t sure where to take the flyers, so we stopped at … Continue reading

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Logging Lies

On the second day of school, Colin’s homework was to read for twenty minutes and fill out a reading log.  Colin reads a lot, so this log would be no problem.  But of course the day the reading log came … Continue reading

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School Mournings

Ugh.  That morning school rush.  We always arrive at the school gates at the same time, somewhere around rushed-but-can-still-make-it-o’clock.  This year, I also have to get our baby ready to go in the morning.  It seems like we’d never make … Continue reading

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I Wanna Hold Your Hand

Ever since Annabelle was a baby, Colin has wanted to hold her hand, saying her hands are so soft that he can’t resist them.  This sounds sweet, but when Annabelle was an infant, she was very particular about what was … Continue reading

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