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Mid-Autum Festival 2014

2006 2007 2008 – in America 2009 2010 2011 2012 – we celebrated in a local park. Photos not yet edited. 2013 – in America

After just one week of Chinese school, the kids had a break because today was Mid-Autum Festival.

I spent the morning homeschooling. Schäfer has become obsessed with chapter books so

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Mother’s Day 2014 Interview

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Schäfer 7 Sianna 4 Selah 3 Senna 1 da!da!da!

1. What is something Mommy always says to you?

Schäfer: I love you. Sianna: Clean up the books. Selah: Horse.

2. What makes Mommy happy?

Schäfer: If I say, “Yes Mommy!” and “Yes Papa!” Sianna: Reading books.

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Mother’s Day 2014

Happy Mother’s Day Schäfer 7, Sianna 4, Selah 3, Senna 1

I believe my greatest achievement today was getting a bow to stay in Senna’s hair.

Just saying.

Our day started out crazy. Well, our entire weekend was crazy because we were hosting visiting American guests. If we weren’t directly with them,

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Happy Easter 2014

Happy Easter 2014 Shorel & Sandra Senna (1), Selah (3), Sianna (4), Schäfer (7)

Yesterday, I put in a grave effort for an easy and relaxing Easter morning.

Yesterday, I… laid out clothing for 6 people stuffed 120 plastic eggs prepared gifts for 4 children deviled 12 eggs made German potato salad

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Good Friday Goodness 2014

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This morning, I lost track of time.

Before I knew it, we only had a few minutes to have a daily reading at the kitchen table and write in our family gratitude journal. Hubs rushed out the door with Schäfer and Sianna agreeing to grab them a Chinese steamed

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2013 December Daily :: 26 :: All is Calm

This morning all the girls went shopping. It was fun to go to the mall with Sianna, Selah, Senna and my Mom. Of course, it was work and it involved a lot of snacks, but it was neat to have a girl outing.

Other than our morning excursion, we had a very slow, post Christmas

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