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For the love of water

Can’t wait to get to the splash park again when it warms up!Grady at splash park

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What would YOU like to hear more about?

I am SO close to finishing up the Zero to Hero blog challenge! Can I get a hip hip hooray?

As I move forward, I really want to know what YOU would like to read on my blog. Please take a quick moment to let me know what you are most interested in hearing about. Thanks in advance!

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Happy Post Challenge: Children

happy-post-challenge-logoI am taking on the challenge to share some happy encounters with children. This is easy because my own adorable children make me SO happy (most of the time) and I can’t pass on the opportunity to show them off. Here they are!

With their big, happy smiles

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Enjoying the best kind of toys…non-toys, if you will

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Dressing up (it’s the best!)

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2011-05-14 11.18.52Lastly, here is a wonderfully repetitive performance of “99 Boxes of Juice on the Wall”. Though the videography is low quality, I greatly appreciate this video (I realize this could be solely due to me being a proud and biased mom). My favorite parts happen around 1:05 and 2:03. Enjoy!

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Juxtaposition

I’m not a photographer but I wanted to take it upon myself to try out this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge (for the first time and at the final hour).

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Sadie, our very noble and elegant dog, finds the coolest place in the yard, amidst a bunch of kids toys

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An interesting night time view from the driver’s seat

Learn more about the Weekly Photo Challenge

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That’s a selfie, son

My 4-year-old uses my tablet from time to time to play games or watch Netflix. He also likes to high-jack my camera and take many pictures of anything and everything. Here he is, sitting on the bottom bunk, discovering the “selfie“. I love that no-one taught him anything about taking a picture of himself, yet he poses like a selfie-taking professional. Whether or not this will transfer into his social networking life in the future is yet to be seen. Check out a few of the selfies he captured below.

The Kissy Face Selfie

The Kissy Face Selfie

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The Scared/Surprised Selfie

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The Debonair Selfie

Your Turn

Do you have a favorite selfie to share?