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Star Student of the Week

My little guy is in kindergarten this year, and the kindergarten classes at his parochial school have a tradition of choosing a different student each week to be the “Star Student of the Week”. The other students sing to the star, make him or her pictures and notes, and a parent or family member of […]

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Tae Kwon Do!

Hana! Duel! Set! Net! It’s go time, because the boys are learning the art of Tae Kwon Do with Master Woo, and they are up for the challenge! Tae Kwon Do (or Taekwondo according to Wikipedia, lol) is a Korean martial art, popular in our area of Long Island. My sons asked to learn karate […]

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Welcome To The Fishing Boat

The boys have been wanting to go fishing. My husband is sooo not interested in fishing, so when he was invited by the school PTA to a Father-Son fishing excursion the school was hosting, he didn’t sign up. We didn’t know my son heard about the expedition in school anyway and asked if he could […]

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Swimming Lessons!

The boys are back in the pool, taking swimming lessons like the past two years. The difference is, this year, my younger son actually got into the pool. Last year I paid to watch him watch other kids take lessons, and it was not fun for me at all, lol. He promised he would get […]

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Sick Day

Late Sunday afternoon my little five year old woke from a nap feeling warm, and his sweet little drowsy eyes looked up at me with supplication while his little hand gently touched his forehead. “I feel hot and my head hurts” he whispered, and so we spent the rest of the day relaxing at home. […]

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