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52 Project

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Always keeping an eye out for puppies on the beach. A blogger I’ve long followed and admired has taken part in a year-long photo challenge where she posts one photo of her kiddos per week. One portrait from her nice camera that she’s taken the time to select, edit and caption, post […]

Family

A Day at the Beach

Today I took my son to the beach. To the outside observer, I’m sure that sentence seems as normal as anything. But I’m not sure I can tell you how happy it made me to type those words. For a number of reasons. First, and most simply, the Oregon coast […]

52 Project

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Emmett and his sweet friend Matthew hanging on the backhoe. A blogger I’ve long followed and admired has taken part in a year-long photo challenge where she posts one photo of her kiddos per week. One portrait from her nice camera that she’s taken the time to select, edit and caption, post […]

Home

A Harvest Mantra

The hours between five and seven seem to rush by at hyperspeed. Prep dinner. Cook dinner. Allow toddler to “help.” Clean up toddler’s “helping.” Prevent toddler from eating all of the ingredients while “helping.” Try to fend off toddler while you stir the pot on the stove, open the oven […]

Family

A Year of Montessori Learning: June

Well, it’s July 3rd already and I just now remembered that it was time again to put together our monthly Montessori post. We’ve been having so much fun this last month, I almost forgot about it. Summer is officially here and with it all the craziness that comes with being […]

52 Project

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Lots of afternoons in the sprinkler around here. A blogger I’ve long followed and admired has taken part in a year-long photo challenge where she posts one photo of her kiddos per week. One portrait from her nice camera that she’s taken the time to select, edit and caption, post on her […]