Category Archives: Aidan

Laundry, maybe I don’t loathe you quite so much?

Tonight I am thankful for my big boys, they are getting to be pretty capable young men (Aidan told Chris and I at the table tonight that he wants to get a job cleaning houses-isn’t he precious, he only needs … Continue reading

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Going Deeper

Aidan has always been a deep well. A thinking child, kind of an “old soul” as some say. He has deep convictions, and fears, he feels great empathy as well as hurt when he is wronged, he has a deep … Continue reading

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Aidan’s braces – phase 2

It’s been a month since Aidan got his braces put on and it’s looking like that big tooth in the front has already moved back a little so that’s encouraging! Yesterday he got two more braces put on. During the … Continue reading

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Braces – Phase 1

Well, he survived! Because of the missing teeth this is going to be kind of a long process.  On our way there I asked him, “do you want me to be in the room with you?” He said he did. … Continue reading

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Before braces

One and a half years ago Aidan had these two front teeth pulled, and here they are still missing. After months of waiting for these teeth to come in the dentist finally sent us to a pediatric specialist, who sent … Continue reading

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You know your kids are homeschooled when…

…when you overhear your oldest child saying to his younger siblings, “okay, everyone get a piece of paper and pencil and go to the table, I’m going to teach you all how to draw 3D shapes,” and they all do … Continue reading

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A trip home to see Grandma Webster

Last week Grandma had a bad spell and for a couple days we didn’t know if she was going to recover. But some anitbiotics and a fixed oxygen tube and she is doing much better. But in the mean time … Continue reading

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Our first big puzzle!!

It’s that time of the year, the weather is getting cooler, some of the leaves are starting to turn autumn colors, and we start thinking about indoor fun. Actually having a farm we still have much to do before we … Continue reading

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My Little Dreamer, or should I say – “My Big Dreamer!”

As far back as I can remember, I think he was two, Aidan has been talking about his wife to be. He used to have an imaginary wife whom he named (she had a few different names as time went … Continue reading

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Guenna and Aidan on Fictional Characters…

Guenna is random. she will speak her mind as soon as she thinks it. Sometimes we can anticipate what she’s going to say in public and draw her away or cover her mouth, other times we are caught off guard, … Continue reading

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When Life isn’t fair-part 2

When life isn’t fair…don’t take it out on your kids. I could just leave it at that, we all know how easy it is to experience pressure in life, and when the pressure is on we feel the need to … Continue reading

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Before I forget…

The other day I was sitting at the table with the kids, finishing up our breakfast. We were talking about moving, the kids are very excited about the possibility of moving to a larger home. So here was the conversation … Continue reading

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Love Your Sister!!!

Since we’ve gone indoors for the winter :) we have experienced a little strife between the brotherhood. “Little” is somewhat of an understatement.  Last night I did not scream at my kids, but almost. I did threaten to tape their … Continue reading

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The rumor was true…

…Aidan did lose his first tooth today, the day before his daddy’s birthday! We will remember this day. Don’t ask me to remember any of the other teeth that any of my children will lose over the next 20 years … Continue reading

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Rumor has it…

…that Aidan lost his first tooth! Chris is on his way to pick up some dinner for the family and he had to call because Aidan just lost his first tooth :) Yeah! He’s pretty excited. As you can see … Continue reading

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