Monthly Archives: October 2010

Another student message

I love Eliana and love being home with her but I miss my students too and all the interactions that I had with them.  Here’s another e-mail that I got this summer from one of my 8th graders from last … Continue reading

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Someone’s thighs are getting fat!

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We miss Nana!

Last night, we actually had to do our own dishes and rock our own baby to sleep.  It was tough but somehow, we survived. We were so blessed to have Mom here for 3 weeks and don’t know how we … Continue reading

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Double digits!

Happy 10th Birthday Noah! And welcome to the double digits!  You’ll be here a long time!  This is Noah and I “surfing” at Christmas with Jonas along for the ride.

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I love this picture

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Class is in session

Today, students, we have three objectives that we need to accomplish. Objective #1: Ending the crankiness of family members (who shall remain unidentified) who are upset with me for not posting enough pictures. Objective #2: Proving that Eliana’s cheeks are … Continue reading

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News Flash!

The mei tai that I made works with little babies too!  Meggan and Rachel, Mom will show you how to do it when she gets home.  (Actually it’s not hard at all.  You basically just put the baby in the … Continue reading

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Perhaps you will excuse our tardiness?

Because we have a good excuse? Happy Late Birthday to Alex and Alex! Three years ago, Nik and I gained a niece and a nephew on two sides of the country, within about 12 hours of each other, and they’re … Continue reading

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We only drink whole milk around here

or “Why there haven’t been many blog posts lately.” Eliana gained15 ounces in 9 days!!  So now she weights 7 pounds, 12 ounces after going down to 6 pounds, 9 ounces after birth. I knew it felt like she was … Continue reading

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She’s here!

Welcome Eliana Elisabeth! Born one week early on September 29, 2010 at 7:49 am. She weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces. She came into this world quickly and peacefully. We are so grateful to be her parents. Praise God from whom … Continue reading

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