Friday 5

Friday 5: XC, my b-day and good quotes

It’s been a good week. The vacation day on Tuesday definitely helped, too. Here are 5 random things for this Friday: Cross country is officially over. I mentioned the final two meets were cancelled, which was a HUGE bummer!! But such is life. They had their end of the season fun practice last night and parents were invited. The coach…

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Life, Travel


So like I said, Ivan is home! It sounds like he had an awesome time in Mexico. He LOVES going back. I think he really, really misses “home”- even though he also loves living in the U.S. (and has for many years now). But he misses his family. And largely, his culture. He is very close with many extended family…

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Family Fun, Kids, Life

Some fall fun

I think because it’s been so warm, I’m having a hard time believing that it’s already October 13th today. But it is! We haven’t done too much yet in the way of “fall fun”. I’m thinking this probably isn’t going to be the year that we do “all the things” for fall. With the various house projects going on, the…

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Kids, Volunteering

I’m such a sucker! Back to volunteering….

Hello hello! I didn’t really intend to stop blogging for ~5 days, but I guess I did. Main reasons include: -Ivan is still in Mexico (gets home late tonight), so things have just been a little busier for me. -My parents came for the weekend (since I couldn’t be in multiple places at once with 2 different kids) -Asher had…

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Habits, Productivity

Getting unstuck/ daily habits/ streaks

I have heard the same general “message” in several different places in the past week, so it must mean the universe is whispering it loudly to me. Daily Habits > Once in a While! It started last week when I listened to an episode of the 5 am Miracle podcast titled “5 Bad Habits I Eliminated“. In his open, he…

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