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Entries from May 2014

Lost tooth

May 30th, 2014 by Eleanor · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

More than almost any milestone, I find lost teeth to be a bitter-sweet indicator of growing up.  And for me, the front tooth felt big.  It highlighted in a way I’m not quite ready for, that my little kids are getting big.  Hadley couldn’t have been more excited though (and Lydia was equally if not more […]

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Memorial Day

May 26th, 2014 by Eleanor · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

After a busy spring, it was nice to have a “staycation” for Memorial Day.  Here are a few highlights.

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Two wheels!

May 20th, 2014 by Eleanor · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

Among the many amazing things McGilvra does, is teach all kids how to ride a two-wheeler as part of PE.  The PE teacher is awesome (and a Girls on the Run coach!) and her motto is “This is not your Grandmother’s PE.”   Lydia and Hadley have been able to balance on 2 wheels for almost a year, […]

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Preakness Party

May 17th, 2014 by Eleanor · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

We resumed our annual spring horse race tradition after taking a year off right after our move.  Life was a busy around the Kentucky Derby, our traditional excuse for a party, so we celebrated the Preakness instead.  Our new house (especially on nice days when we can use the backyard) is great for hosting!  Here […]

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T-ball

May 15th, 2014 by Eleanor · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

Lydia and Hadley are playing T-ball this spring.  I have to say it is fairly hilarious to watch 4 and 5 year-olds learn the sport.  The coach and parents (who are all effectively assistant coaches) are great, so it’s been a fun experience.  The girls different personalities have really shined through in T-ball.  For example, […]

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Gigi and Grandpa’s visit

May 11th, 2014 by Eleanor · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

Gigi and Grandpa stopped by for a few days on their way back from Japan.  My parents are quite the world travelers and by far the busiest retirees I know.  My mom was an AFS student in Japan while in high school and she has kept in touch with her Japanese family all these years.  […]

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