Family Life · Henry, Dup15q

Dup15q Believe Walk 2016

This year, since we are out here on the east coast, we had the opportunity to go to the first Dup15q Believe Walk held in Atlanta!  It was an awesome way to meet other Dup15q individuals and families and to show our love and support for them while also helping raise funds for research. The… Continue reading Dup15q Believe Walk 2016

Family Life · School

School Days Update

Hello long-lost blog readers! It has been hard to make time to write lately, but I’m happy to say that things are going well for me and the boys in school and that we’ve been having lots of #funwiththefam on the weekends. Henry ended up adjusting to school quickly after that first rough day and… Continue reading School Days Update

Family Life · School

First Days of School

Calvin and Henry both started school on the same day, at different schools. Calvin’s transition to school has been easy. Henry’s has been a little more complicated. Since Calvin goes to the school where I teach, he can ride with me in the morning and afternoon. At the end of his school day, one of… Continue reading First Days of School

Family Life · School

Ready for Our First Days of School

I have spent the last two weeks laminating, cutting, hot gluing, printing, copying, cleaning, and organizing from basically dawn until dusk getting my classroom and myself ready for Open House and the first day of school. Open House was last week and it went well. I’m so thankful for all the families who came to… Continue reading Ready for Our First Days of School

Family Life · School

Getting Ready for School

Though the summer heat is still here in force, summer break is over for this teacher mama and the first day of school is fast approaching! All my teacher friends in California are back to school already and the teachers I know in Georgia, including my parents, are already a couple of weeks into the… Continue reading Getting Ready for School

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Beach Boys

I don’t even want to say it, but summer is nearing its end, sniff! sniff! But before I start writing about the coming school year (I’ll think about that tomorrow…), let’s re-live our beach camping trip! Yay!   Look at that grin on Henry! He LOVED it. As my friend Leslie said recently, “Nothing sucks… Continue reading Beach Boys

Family Life · Henry, Dup15q

Happy Happy Henry Day!

We have been spending time with grandparents and cousins, getting lots of sun, having lots of fun, and very much enjoying our summer. In my own effort to relax as much as possible I have been letting the blog go by the wayside a bit, but here I am, doing a little summer catch-up starting… Continue reading Happy Happy Henry Day!