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Christmas Joy

We are in the thick of the holiday season.  This is usually where people start asking “are you going crazy yet…are you buried in Christmas…can we just get a few more weeks to prepare”? I’ve always loved Christmas.  But the past few years I’ve really had to fight for the joy that comes with the celebration.Because I’m learning some things about myself.I can take on too much.I feel guilty about enjoying it “too much” because  ...

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Thanksgiving

I’m so behind with posting that I’m skipping past a few weeks and landing into Thanksgiving season. I LOVE our school’s “turkey trot” that is the Wed before Thanksgiving.   Of course, Brayden made it five minutes before he was carted off and joining the girls on the field. I’m so thankful for such a fun-well rounded curriculum for these kids! It’s always a great morning to spend with the kiddos and their classmates. I even pulled out my moves  ...

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easter week at the zoo.

We’re settling into life at our new home, even if there’s still a hundred boxes to sort through and disperse. We put all that on hold to enjoy the precious holiday AND friends flying in to spend the Easter week with us. It’s becoming an annual tradition for our families and each of us look forward to it so much. It felt like a vacation for all of us, just watching the kiddos swim and play- not juggling regular schedules & routine. We spent every day in the backyard and  ...

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