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Jul
10
2018
Just Your Average Wednesday

// A Good Laugh: School Portraits Gone Wrong

by // on Jul 10, 2018

Every year in the Spring, our school offers “Spring Photos” – basically another chance for a photographer to take professional portraits of our kids during their school day. Since we had already purchased soccer photos, basketball photos, and baseball and softball photos in addition to the kids’ usual school portraits, I decided to opt out…

Jul
3
2018
Just Your Average Wednesday

// Okay, Maybe I Went A liiiiittttllle Too Far

by // on Jul 3, 2018

Now that my kids are getting older and are capable of more independence than I ever thought possible, we are exploring uncharted territory in new ways every day. For instance, all four of my kids are now able to buckle themselves into their seats in the car – a milestone I once never thought possible,…

Jun
19
2018
Just Your Average Wednesday

// We Have Arrived

by // on Jun 19, 2018

I think it’s of the utmost importance to celebrate small wins in our parenting journey. There are plenty of things in our daily lives worry about and bring us down. These small victories are paramount to maintain a sense of balance, happiness and, let’s face it, sanity. I experienced one of these small-yet-significant parenting victories…

Jun
12
2018
Just Your Average Wednesday

// Dads bring the flavor: A 10-year-old’s take on what it means to be a dad

by // on Jun 12, 2018

Once again, words fail me. In thinking about what I wanted to write about for the upcoming Father’s Day holiday, nothing that I could conjure up in my head seemed worthy enough to commit to paper. Dads. They make our world fun, silly, passion-filled, and soulful. They know how to push us forward, and how…

May
22
2018
Just Your Average Wednesday

// This End of Year Mad Dash. It’s On.

by // on May 22, 2018

You can just feel it. The end of the school year is so close, yet so very far away still. It’s crazy how just a few weeks can feel like an eternity when you really sit down and look day-by-day at the calendar between now and then. Final projects, little league and softball playoffs and…