Monthly Archives: September 2015

5 Years Old!

Today was Elias’ 5th birthday. Nathan and I have been parents for five years. The day was actually a bit busy, but we made it as special as we could for our little man. I had to wake him up … Continue reading

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The Booger Diaries

I only have experience raising boys, so mothers of girls please correct me if I’m wrong…but something tells me that the booger diaries are something only a mother of boys would need to keep. Lately, Elias has a new fascination … Continue reading

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Apple Picking 2015!

Every fall (since 2011) we make the trek to Hood River and visit our favorite orchard on the fruit loop: Mountain View Orchards. The drive is scenic, the views are beautiful, and the apple picking is good. It’s a kid … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Elias!

Elias’ 5th birthday is almost here! On Wednesday, my firstborn will turn 5 years old. Today we got to celebrate with family. It is our family tradition to let the birthday person choose a restaurant. Elias chose Spaghetti Factory. We … Continue reading

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His Own Money

In the interest of teaching our boys about money, we started giving them an “allowance” in exchange for helping take care of themselves and the house. We were pretty consistently doing it for a long time, but then stopped (I … Continue reading

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Sick Days

We’ve been sick around here. Uggh! I know lots of people out there are dealing with it. The beginning of school comes and we are all hit by a bus. For us, it started last Friday with Simon getting a … Continue reading

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First Day of Pre-K

Today was Elias’ first day of school for the year. This year he’ll be attending Pre-K at Prince of Peace Preschool. It’s the same school he was at last year. This year he’ll attend four days a week for three … Continue reading

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