We got a piano!

Isaac has been taking piano lesson since September and we finally got a piano. He has been using this great keyboard we have that has piano sized keys until now. The keys on the keyboard aren’t weighted though so he has had a hard time actually playing the real ...

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Happy Groundhog Day

It’s time to admit that I’ve had a special place in my heart for Groundhog Day ever since seeing the movie of the same name. Going even further back in my memory, I can still recall the confusion I had when it was first explained to me by ...

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Phonics

Isaac is learning to read and write and he is doing really well trying to sound everything out phonetically. He has some words down by sight now and he is getting much braver with his writing. He loves to write books, letters, and draw pictures. all of this is part ...

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It's Already January 21st?

It seems like we just barely got back from our trip to Kennewick for Christmas, but it’s already near the end of January. Maybe time has flown by because I haven’t kept up with posting pictures. Well, I posted a bunch of pictures today, go check 'em out ...

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Hurray!

Ok, so it has been a little over a week since Reece got tubes surgically put in his ears. He is a happy kid, but there have been some drastic changes in him that have occurred this week.

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He actually naps now! Not just catnapping as we go ...

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A little bit of info about oil slicks

Well, I told someone my story about the oil slick a while back and they told me a great way to clean it up and I figured I need to document it for future reference. If you have a cat, then get out your cat litter (the fresh, clean stuff ...

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Reece update

So the tubes are in Reece’s ears and we know, absolutely know, he doesn’t have ear problems. So why does he persist in being grumpy and not sleeping? It turns out that he has 4 little top teeth coming in. I forgot how miserable teething was and now ...

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Tubes

Early this morning we took Reece to the hospital to get the surgery for tubes in his ears. We had to leave by 5:30 am to get there on time for pre-op check in and such. His surgery was at 7:30. Since he had to go under general ...

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Donkey Konga 2

We love games. I have resisted video games for a long time because of their power to suck you in and never let go. However, I finally gave in. We got a Nintendo Game Cube for Isaac this year with a hope that it wouldn’t take over our lives ...

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