Olivia

Big River

Last year I read the little lovelies Tom Sawyer. And then a few months ago I found this golden find at the DI – and promptly made the children watch it on our first trip to the cabin. So when I heard Hale Center Theater was playing BIG RIVER I knew I had to take…

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Calvin and Olivia Mow the Lawn

We’ve been waiting for this day for 10 years! We started teaching Calvin and Olivia to mow the lawn! They’re barely big enough to turn the machine on their own, and can’t quite start it yet. But . . . children doing the yardwork has begun! (They also weed (all of the kiddos) for 15…

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Girls Weekend

Olivia has told me all winter that she was really looking forward to our special girls weekend. But when spring break came and we were WAAAAY too busy (well, Wyatt was too busy – remember this) to get out of town. Olivia was worried it wouldn’t happen. Frankly, I didn’t have much hope either. Finally…

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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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Happy Birthday Goose!

For the past couple weeks Olivia has taken every opportunity to remind us it was her birthday coming up. She’d hold up both hands, making peace signs, and say with a sing-song voice, “Double Digits!” She was sure excited to turn 10. We opened gifts first thing in the morning. She asked for another fairy…

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