Memories

In the midst of all of our busyness and new experiences, we found out that Robert’s grandpa passed away. While it was not unexpected, it is still sad. He was such a kind man who was always loving to us.  I talked with the girlies and we compiled some memories they have of their great-grandpa … More Memories

September 1, 2017

My girlies (and I) love Harry Potter so even in Asia we couldn’t let this day go by without any acknowledgement. If you are a fan, you understand the significance of the day, if not, all that really matters that we had a fun Harry Potter themed party. The Sorting: To begin our day, we … More September 1, 2017

The Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon was breathtaking; let me just start with that. It was well worth the time and energy of taking six kids, ages 2 to 16, across three states by myself. I was worried at first. Will someone get left at a gas station? Will someone fall into the canyon? Will one of my … More The Grand Canyon

Miss (newly) 8

Having only known my husband as an adult, I cannot possibly say for certain what he was like as a child. Yet, when I look at my (newly) eight-year-old girlie I feel like I have a good idea. She is so focused, (mostly on video games). She speaks so passionately and earnestly (mostly about video games). … More Miss (newly) 8