Tess School Summary: Spring 2021

It breaks my heart for Tessie that she has YET to have a normal school year. Her kindergarten year got cut short with the shutdown and then her first grade year was far from normal.…

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End of School for 2020-2021

We are truly just SO thankful that the kids were all able to attend school in person for the entire 2020-2021 school year. Yes, the rules and guidelines and mask-wearing made it a different kinda…

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Family Pictures May 2021

As our kids have gotten older we’ve transitioned to taking family photos twice a year. I like to have some in warmer weather and some in cooler weather bc you gotta have that Christmas card…

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Playing Hooky Surprise Universal Trip

Growing up I have great memories of the times when my mom would let us “skip school” to do something fun. In today’s world we’d refer to it as a “mental health day” and I’m…

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Spear’s Finalization Day Celebration: May 2021

Every year we recognize the anniversary of the day that Spear’s adoption was finalized. I understand that many people, both in and outside of the adoption community, find Gotcha Day to be offensive…and I understand…

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