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LEGOLAND, Part II

Last August, as part of our “summer of fun,” we spent a hot, expensive, exhausting day at LEGOLAND. The kids had fun, but the adjectives I used in the previous sentence do accurately describe our day. As we were leaving … Continue reading

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Summer Lovin’ 2018

Summer has wound down. Labor Day has come and gone. All the kids are back in school and daycare full time. I’m back to work and teaching after my six-month maternity leave. Last week, even the calendar forced us all … Continue reading

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Last Weeks as a Family of Four

Tomorrow morning, on April 13, I will be 40 weeks and 4 days pregnant and I will have my third c-section to deliver our first son. I’ve been on maternity leave for a month (thank you California!) and have spent … Continue reading

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MLK Weekend 2018: Rides, a Hike, & Strawberries

The girls and I had a long three-day weekend in mid January to celebrate and honor the late Martin Luther King, Jr. Although I reflected on his vast contributions to the civil rights movement and to our larger society (and … Continue reading

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Summer Science, Seals, Space, and Sea

This is a post about our summer fun…but, it’s now autumn. Oh well, better late than never. Because it seems like I only have 10 hours in my days…and enough energy for 4 of those hours, here’s a quick recap … Continue reading

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Santa Barbara Summer Getaway

Every year, our daycare provider takes one week of vacation in the summer. I don’t know how she survives the other 51 weeks of the year with small children underfoot from 7am – 5:30pm. She is certainly deserving of this … Continue reading

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San Diego Summer Trip

Just as I did when I returned from maternity leave after Vivian’s birth, I am catching up on blog posts now that I’m back at work after Lillian’s birth. Two months ago, we took Lillian on her first trip that … Continue reading

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