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On The Same Page

We are 3 weeks into this homeschooling adventure. All in all I think it is going pretty well. Leighton is loving it and Caedmon is having fun playing with trains or reading or whatever during the class time and I am learning how to balance my attention between the two of them. Clint and I […]

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Dear Edric #5

Dear Sweet Edric- How are you doing? You are growing and growing. I love getting your photos each month but they also make my heart ache. I want to be with you and watch you run from place to place and see your eyes light up. The last progress report said that you pretty much […]

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Tri #3

So I think I’ve officially been bitten by the Tri-Bug. I completed my 3rd sprint tri last weekend and had a blast. I got to do it with 3 fun friends which made it all the more fun. I had moved on from my goal being to just finish to actually doing better on each […]

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Adoption Update

I’m looking forward to actually having something to update everyone about. Right now it’s kind of status quo. We are still waiting. There has been quite a bit of movement in Korea recently, and a number of families that I have met have gotten exit permissions approved and are waiting for court dates. I have […]

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Edric’s 9th Package

I just got Edric’s 9th package mailed off earlier this week to travel with a family this weekend. We got photos of Edric last week and showed him playing with the rings and clutching the photo book that we sent in package #8. He should get this package at the end of August when he […]

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A Birthday Hike

Leighton turned 5 a couple of weeks ago. We decided to go on a hike on his actual birthday as a family. We did one for his 1st and 2nd but missed #3 and 4. We had initially planned to go on one of our favorite hikes up in Rocky Mountain National Park, but with […]

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Kids and Movement

There have been a couple of recent articles about the lack of movement with kids today.  http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2014/07/let-em-out-the-many-benefits-of-outdoor-play-in-kindergarten/ and http://m.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2014/07/08/why-so-many-kids-cant-sit-still-in-school-today I think they are very interesting. We are doing such a disservice to our kids today, and its sad. Not only are we affecting their concentration but their core strength. I’m not sure when we became […]

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Happy Birthday Leighton

5 years old! It has been such an amazing journey and so much fun to watch Leighton grow from being such a tiny preemie to the confident and fun little boy. He’s got a smile that will light up a room and a hug that will melt any heart. He is sweet and kind and […]

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