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Summer 2017 Progress: 38%

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We’ve been home from Ireland for two months, and it’s been a whirlwind.  Some people make bucket lists for summer, but instead we’ll just look back on what we’ve done so far. We came back hours before Mother’s Day. Then we had a preschool field trip to the farm. The next day was Open House…

Mantis

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My oldest son loves the outdoors and all the friends he makes out there.  His favorite companion is the praying mantis.  He will occasionally catch one and spend the whole day with it.  He will gather grass and “food” for it and make sure it has plenty of water to drink.  He is so loving…

Russian River Trip

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Wow!  I’m really behind.  Summer has overtaken me!  Our big trip of the summer was to the Russian River to our family cabin on the water.  Every year, the experience is different, with different weather, different creatures, and new things the boys want to try. Our big behavioral reinforcer we use with the boys is…

Pumpkins

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I love pumpkins!  And I love kids with pumpkins!  We made a brief visit to our local farm to take pictures.  It seems no matter what time of day we’ve gone, it’s way too sunny and hot, so we kept it brief. We got another pumpkin opportunity with out great friends who invited us to…

Apples

We’ve been having a festive fall!  Our wonderful friends invited us along for their family’s traditional trip to the apple orchards in Oak Glen.  I’ve wanted to do it for a long time, but have hesitated with our hands so full the last couple of years.  Thank goodness for friends who make it seem like…

Socializing

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I know I’ve been home for nine months now, but I’ve been so focused on getting the babies the therapy they need, and just surviving day to day life, that I haven’t even attempted play dates.  And with my husband working weekends, I had accepted a life without social events.  We’ve done our best to…