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Category Archives: christmas
Grief at Christmas
I’m struggling this Christmas. I want to make it magical for my kids–because my Christmases growing up were magical–but those memories make me sad. I can’t help but think back on Christmas Eves snuggled next to my mom and little … Continue reading
A visit to Santa
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Jacob’s Kindergarten Holiday Program
On Friday, we were treated to some seasonal songs by the Kindergarteners, first- and second-graders at Jacob’s school. It was just adorable! Jacob scanned the audience for us, and when he saw me, Grammie, Daddy and Jackie, his face lit … Continue reading
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Christmastime is here
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This is how I wrap
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St. Nikolas festival
Josh the volunteer:cake walk Some awesome cake walk music: apparently one of the dads is a hip-hop violinist! Dancing baby!
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A life in Christmas ornaments
Taking down the decorations this weekend was an interesting task. I was amazed to see how much the ornaments we have collected tell the story of our lives together (Josh and I.) It’s funny because I used to sort of … Continue reading
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Twas the Day After Christmas: The post-Christmas cleanup
‘Twas the day after Christmas, and new toys were here “But where shall we put them?” I started to fear. The shelves they were crowded, the baskets were full “And how to keep tidy?” daddy started to mull. I … Continue reading
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in a few words: it was lovely. Magical.
Posted in Baby O2, christmas, Jacob stories Tagged 2015, baby, brothers, Christmas, first christmas, five months, four, jackson, jacob, mantle, morning, presents, Santa, stockings, tree Leave a comment