Category Archives: child’s play

Best Friends

Aren’t the friendships of childhood so sweet and easy?  Too bad we have to grow up and things become complicated. ~ Lora Advertisements

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Time on your own

Annika started Pre-K in September which means she attends school two mornings a week. This is just a small introduction to school but a nice way to get ready for the next school year when she will go three full … Continue reading

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Snow

Finally winter has arrived in NJ. We were all excited to see the first snow of the season on Saturday, after a really long fall. We had sixteen inches of snow, which was plenty, especially when it comes to cleaning … Continue reading

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Eliza

Here’s our Eliza…  She has captured all of our hearts.  She’s a cute stinker who is learning something new everyday.  She’s eighteen months in these May pics and feeling mighty tempted by those tulips. ~ Lora

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Birthday philosophizing

Jeremy turned 9 in May. It was fun celebrating with a family party, and then a gang of ten boys a few days later. Someone at school once said to me, “You are so good about having all these kids … Continue reading

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Spring things…

Before it is summer I figured I ought to post some Spring-ish happenings and pics from life at Brightwood Cottage.  On Easter weekend we had a visit from Vince and Petra and their six kids.  Unfortunately I failed to take … Continue reading

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Where there’s a will….

So what are soccer loving boys supposed to do when winter lasts forever and the ground is covered in about 15 inches of snow? Why, spend a couple of hours shoveling a piece of the backyard and set up a … Continue reading

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