Caught a Little Off Guard

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I didn’t expect today to affect me like it did but it caught me a bit off guard. The last day of First Grade. It seems like a bigger milestone this year than it has in years past. I’m not sure why. Maybe it’s because she has grown so much, maybe it’s because she is […]

The Changing of the Seasons

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A lot of things have been changing around our house and in our life lately. As we get ready for Syd to finish up first grade and hang out at summer camp and Camp Grandpa & Grammy, I’ve been reflecting on how different are life is now. Gone are the days of baby and toddler. […]

She’s Reading

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Her reading has grown by leaps and bounds the last few weeks. She’s told me she loves to read!  Today was library day. She brought home a chapter book. One from the Junie B. Jones series. She read the first page of the first chapter with little help.  I’m so excited! She’s excited too! Now […]

She Surprises Me

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That sweet child of mine surprised me last night. The way she views and is learning about the world is amazing to me. I love to watch her learn and see how her mind works. Last night we were talking about girls and boys. She got excited and said “What if two dads got married?” […]

First Day of First Grade!

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Six turns into first grade around here. In yesterday’s post, she told me she was closing the bedroom door because she wanted to have privacy and be a grown up this year. Day one and that’s out the window. She said she’d try next year. I wish I could quit adulting as quickly as that! […]