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Happy First Birthday, Jonas!

Well, it happened. This handsome baby boy of mine turned ONE this week!

Honestly, it was a little bittersweet! With our first I was always looking forward to the next milestone — in part probably because her newborn phase was really, really hard. 408 more words


It’s funny what memory does, isn’t it? My favorite holiday tradition might not have happened more than once or twice. But because it is such a good memory, so…

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Muse Of The Day

YouTube Video: Thanksgiving and Charlie Brown Children Stories

Thanksgiving Dinner Topics

This is a great way to reconnect your children to the Pilgrims who originated the first Thanksgiving. Great for a Family Night, then follow up with session of “Count Your Blessings”, listing all the things you and your family members are grateful for.

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Judeo-Christian Culture

Adelina’s First Birthday

Through a happy set of circumstances, Andrew had to be in Las Vegas for training on the day of Adelina’s first birthday. So we decided to make it a family trip and spend it with his parents! 296 more words


{on making holidays slower}

It’s easy to feel like holidays just happen to us, especially when Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years fall back to back (to back). We grow to expect chaos and rush, busyness and expenses. 387 more words

From Hands To Heart

An Old-Fashioned Norwegian Christmas

In Norway Christmas starts on what we call Little Christmas Eve, which is the 23rd of December. On that day most schools and offices are already closed. 1,915 more words


#1128 PR China 17/05/31

Charlie has sent this very nice FDC from PR China, thank you! It was posted in Beijing (北京) on May 31 and arrived on June 13, 2017. 7 more words