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The River

  An exciting thing has happened at the cabin this week – On Monday we were there, playing at the river by the entrance into our HOA. The river frontage is owned by the HOA, and people swim/play/bridge jump next to the bridge. But the old bridge (like from 40 years ago) was broken up…

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The Best Day of My Life

Today Andrew came happily bouncing into my room. “The day Nate was born was so fun. That was the best day of my life!” he told me. “Oh really? What about the day you were born?” “No, I love Nate more than the day I was born.” He gushed. He loves his little Nato-potato!

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Softball, Baseball, and T-Ball

This year we decided to play spring ball rather than summer ball – we’re trying to have less busyness in the summer. Olivia is playing softball in a draper league. Her games are Monday’s and Wednesday’s with practices on either Tuesday’s or Thursday’s depending . . . all the way down in south Draper. Calvin…

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Cute, Funny, Adorable Kids

Here’s some recent stories about my kid-o’s. A Boy Has a Crush on Olivia: We were at the pinewood derby the other night and Tyler Pierson, and little neighborhood boy in Olivia’s grade, was there. It has been reported to us over the years through other parents in the neighborhood (though certainly never by Olivia,…

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The Musical Education of Children
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Another Story About Roo

I take the musical education of my children seriously . . . Like, seriously, they should know who certain bands are. So, I’ve been working with them for a while to get them to recognize some groups. Right now we’re up to U2, The Beatles, The Eagles, Bruce Springstein, and Don McClean. I think they…

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Stories about Roo, Who is a Smartie

Kinda braggy, but yo, it’s my blog. The other night at dinner we were discussing fire drills. During the conversation I told the kids (again) the story of the time growing up when my house burned down. And I told them that I was on the phone, but then the phone died, and I went…

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Happy Halloween!

I love taking the babies to Gardener Village to take picture of them in their cute Halloween Costumes. This year I decided just to take the kiddos that aren’t in school (at least, at school all day) so I didn’t have to fight crowds. The older kids don’t need cutesy pictures in their costumes anyway.…

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