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The London Olympic Games: So Let it Begin

I got the kids all dressed up in some patriotic clothes in honor of the 1st day of the London Olympics. We are hoping to show them the opening ceremony once we can find it on the internet.

‘Twas the Night before the Olympics

The London Games will start in 5 hours and 32 minutes.

In China, the games will be televised live at 4am.

Since we have time before the opening ceremony, let’s take a little walk down memory lane…

I was probably crawling around the tv during the 1976 Olympics in Montreal.

‘Twas the Night before the Olympics]

Hope in the Mail

Introducing Schäfer’s first babysitter: Katie! We met long ago back when Katie was an English teacher. Katie followed her heart and dreams and she now works for Show Hope a non-profit caring for medically challenged kids in China. It has been awesome to hear Katie talk about her dreams and then to see her

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Thank you Goss family!

Tony & Mary are amongst my best friends from my college years. Though it’s been more than a decade since we’ve last seen on another, they still blessed our family with a great set of home school materials.

Thank you Tony & Mary!

Go Vandals!

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Thank you Grandma Huckleberry!

It’s been a while since we were in Idaho. Last time we were home, Sianna was crawling.

Grandma Huckleberry and Sianna (at 15 months)

This summer has been a little crazy with our cross-country move and all. Meeting for a picnic in Fort Sherman Park sounds ideal. Or we could keep it simple: sprinklers

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Young Family Days

These are our Young Family Days.

I’ve found that college students can’t relate.

And couples near retirement can’t remember.

The only people who get this season are other families who also have young children.

Last Sunday, we were seated at a table with 6 adults and 9 children.

It was wild. It was loud.


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