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Jackson is three

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A special day in the garden

Last week at preschool, we only ended up with three students, so we had snack and playtime in the garden at St. Paul’s. Jackson made the beautiful necklace that Mrs. Young is wearing and had given it to her that … Continue reading

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Office update

I updated the office a bit to give Jacob a better homework area and I really love how it turned out. Most importantly, Jacob really loves it! I realized that I’ve never posted any pictures of the office, so let’s … Continue reading

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Happy Easter

This post is an overview of our pre-Easter activities. We have been enjoying the season! Jackie made this peep driving a Twinkie treat at BSF!whipped cream marbled eggs this year. They turned out great! Jacob’s class had eggs in an … Continue reading

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Glamis for St. Patrick’s Day

We traveled again to Glamis, for what was our last time this season, and it was a perfect way to end the season. We had Grammie and OT and Mimi and Bop with us, as well as friends Pete, Layton, … Continue reading

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Escaping

Jackson has been escaping his crib at night, and we wanted to know how. Then (of course) Jacob had to try, and his attempt was ready for video. And as a bonus, here is the video my wacky Jacob asked … Continue reading

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A special day for Jacob with Grammie and OT

Jacob celebrated his sixth birthday with a special gift–a trip to Santa Monica Pier funzone with Grammie and OT. He came home bubbling with excitement after such a special day, and a little power nap on the drive home. 🙂 … Continue reading

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Jacob’s Harry Potter 6th Birthday Party

My little Jacob is a huge Harry Potter fan, and of course, so am I, so it only made sense to transform our new house in Hogwarts for his birthday party this year. We held the party a month early, … Continue reading

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Jacob’s lunches

School lunches aren’t too easy with a weird eater like Jacob. He won’t eat anything that should be hot if it isn’t (like a quesadilla) and he doesn’t like normal things like turkey sandwiches. He doesn’t even like pb&j all … Continue reading

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Chicago, part 2

we walked to the brown line and took it downtown again. Bree walked us through the old Chicago public library (now the Cultural Arts building?) thinking I would like it, and boy did I. The mosaics, literary quotes, and architecture … Continue reading

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