Category Archives: Kids

Playing (Or Not Playing) The Game

Many moons ago, on a planet far, far away…I used to play basketball for Rosecrans and Philo schools. It seems like forever ago and…it kind of was. At Philo we played in a gym called “The Pit” because, well…it WAS … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2015

Another year, another great Thanksgiving. It’s a tradition to have it at Mom & Dad’s house and this year it returned after a single season at Frank’s home out in the sticks. Although I kind of enjoyed the “no cable, … Continue reading

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New York City…Summer 2015

If it’s Ava’s birthday then we MUST be up to something…right? This year, we all piled into a Delta regional jet and hightailed it up to New York City for a long weekend. And trust me when I tell you…it … Continue reading

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Facebook Conversations

Every now & then I get into a discussion with my kids and feel the urge to share it with my Facebook friends. A friend recommended that I write them down and put them in a book. While this SOUNDS … Continue reading

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Ribbons Galore

For the first time, after a couple years of horseback training, my daughter signed up to participate in a riding competition. It’s been a while coming and she’s not overly competitive so I was pleasantly surprised when she decided she … Continue reading

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The Teenage Years Are Upon Us

Well…it had to happen eventually. Today, my first born turns 13. THIRTEEN. This obviously means that we will now have an entirely new slate of things to worry about. Funny…when you have a baby, everyone remarks at how fast time … Continue reading

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Back To School (5th & 7th Graders)

Well…it’s back to work for my 2 kids. After a wonderful summer (see the following post), Thursday they loaded up all their new school supplies and put on their new school clothes and headed off to begin the 2014-2015 year. … Continue reading

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