Adventure | Connection | Parenting

… The kids will play!

Saturday came again and with it another trip south for Sarah and another day for Daddy to run the house solo. With ballet rescheduled that meant no plans and we were free to choose our own destiny. My day started at 3 am when Brom needed to go potty but wanted Sarah to help him, […]

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Adventure | Connection | Parenting

While Mommy's Away

Last Saturday Sarah spent the day at a gala rehearsal, in a town 3 hours south of us. I stayed home with the kids and took over. Emotions were flying high for all of us. I was worrid because the new tires for the van hadn’t come in at the shop to be installed and […]

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Adventure | Connection | Parenting

While Mommy’s Away

Last Saturday Sarah spent the day at a gala rehearsal, in a town 3 hours south of us. I stayed home with the kids and took over. Emotions were flying high for all of us. I was worrid because the new tires for the van hadn’t come in at the shop to be installed and […]

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A Letter from Dragon!

Our daughter Agatha has been recieving all sorts of mysterious letters: A Knight named Sir Homer D’omer tasked her with helping him wake the sleeping princess Marjorie A Troll named Smaul, he lives under the bridge of Princess Marjorie’s castle and also want her woken so people will continue to cross the bridge and answer […]

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Adventure | Parenting

A Spoonful of Sugar Makes me a Better Parent

Sometimes children do the strangest things. Sometimes you have no idea why they do what they do. Their brains just work differently than an adults. I can handle that. But somedays nothing I do or say seems to make the day run smoother. They yell, fight, cry, scream, and that’s just the beginning! When our […]

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More letters, more puzzles!

Once again our mailbox has recieved mysterious letters from Knights and Trolls! A new letter from Sir Homer D’omer, containing another pouch and a second¬†necklace. This necklace has been passed down from through generation of Knights and Sir Homer knows she is up to the task of protecting it! Using the Templar Cipher, we discover […]

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Adventure | Goals

Pride and Accomplishment

The past week’s brought so much to us! We weren’t sure what to expect when we stopped using our second vehicle, but we wanted to try. We’ve now walked or biked to almost everything this week. I did use the other van to run to Costco when we had unexpected, but very welcome, company, and […]

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Adventure | Finances

Change and Mindset

There’s a difference between wanting to make a change in your life and thinking you should make a change in life. In the first instance you want to make a change, in the second an external force encourages change. When an external force wants you to change, it’s a lot harder. Sometimes you dig your […]

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Hello August!

How time flies, July is almost over. For me it’s pretty much done, I work the next couple nights so I won’t even be able to enjoy the last few days of the month. That only leaves August for our summer and we’re definitely taking advantage of it! Coming off of two vacations only spaced […]

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Crypt Lake Hike

After our camping trip,¬†We drove to Pincher Creek to visit some friends. We spent the first day at a little creek playing in the water. The kiddos had so much fun and more than anything wished we had crystal clear water like that near our place. The water near us is pretty yucky. I didn’t […]

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