Family Life

Fall Five

Hello dear friends and family and kind blog readers stopping by πŸ™‚  Before Fall completely gets away from me, though after Thanksgiving it already feels like winter! – I wanted to drop a quick recap of our very busy season.  School Days These are pics from Henry’s, Calvin’s, and my first day of school! Calvin… Continue reading Fall Five

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“I’m FIVE!”

“I’m FIVE!” paired with a hand held up to show five little fingers is Calvin’s latest greeting to most people, even the people whom he has already toldΒ many times that he is now 5 since his birthday a month ago. (For the month leading up to his birthday, his standard greeting wasΒ “It’s almost my birthday!… Continue reading “I’m FIVE!”

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Calvin’s 5th First Christmas

  Last week I took out our box of Christmas books from the attic and the boys and I started exploring them. With wide-eyed excitement, Calvin flipped through Dream Snow…Β Richard Scarry’s The Night Before the Night Before Christmas, The Friendly Beasts,Β and my personal favorite, Julie Vivas’Β The Nativity. Each time we took a different book out… Continue reading Calvin’s 5th First Christmas

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

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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