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Hooray for After-School! (...I think.)

We may not live in the best school district, but I’ll fight anyone who says differently: our elementary school is one of the best. We have the best teachers (statewide awards of excellence say so), an understanding and accommodating principal, fantastic outreach programs, an emphasis on volunteerism and community involvement, and a good balance of school vs. 549 more words

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Because duck tours are better than almost anything else.

Because there are so many other things going on right now that I just don’t want to deal with (aging parents, start of school, tweens and the internet, boys, tricky home renovation projects, HELLO STRESS EASE UP ALREADY), I thought we’d take a look back to that lovely little week called vacation. 565 more words

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And so the school year begins...

I didn’t think it would get here, the first day of school. Not because I didn’t want it to (though I am a little anxious). It was just a nice, solid, … 229 more words

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What I wouldn't give for patch of woods.

Whilst on vacation (or so all my posts will start for a goodish while), my extended fam threw me a big cookout. Okay, it wasn’t just for me because my extended fam throws cookouts quite a bit – we’re all terribly close. 542 more words

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The one with the giggles.

Bee still likes to play. She has that little girls still inside of her, the one I love so much it hurts, the one who likes to pretend-play, and set up her dolls and her “Holly” Pockets and her Barbies. 366 more words

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You'd think I'd be more excited about this.

Monday marks the return to school. Because our 2.5 seconds of summer is apparently over. Sadface.

Yes, I would be the one lone parent in all the land of Parentlandia who is sad that summer is over. 753 more words

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What happens when you resolve not to take any pictures.

We, at Casa de Katie – we’re spoiled. To our credit, we do know this. We have a membership to the city zoo and we use it frequently, dipping in for short visits to specific exhibits and spending long, lazy mornings walking the park. 751 more words

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