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May

It Feels Like Summer

2017

It’s been a long month of feeling like our house is our lives. When it’s cold outside we spend so much time working, playing, doing everything here.

But the sun has come out, the days are warmer…and the water at the spray parks is on.

Days like this remind me why I want to work from home and spend my days with my boys.

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Callum’s first soccer game! When the game officially started he stood there frozen for a few seconds, watching, taking it all in.

Then he put on this face we call his “try hard” face and shouted “watch this!” and went running into a mayhem.

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The game was the cutest thing I’ve ever seen! They named the team the Bumblebees, which is perfect because they all run around in a pack, swarming the ball.

After the game Gareth said to Callum – “If the other team has the ball you have to try to get it away from them!”
Callum said: “But I don’t want them to be sad.”

He has such a good heart.

Max is the typical little. He needs his shorts on so he can play soccer too Instead he just concentrated REALLY hard getting his hand into his pocket.

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8

May

Allowance

2017

Callum earned his first paycheck this week. He desperately wants a Paw Patroller – it’s a toy which we think is really expensive. But he’s adamant! So he now has a chore chart and does jobs daily.

He was so incredibly proud to earn his first $5.00

I am so curious to see how this plays out. If he’ll stay committed to the choice, or if he’ll realize how long he’s had to work.

I’ll keep you posted.

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6

May

Deck Progress

2017

Just sitting on the partially finished deck, blowing bubbles and giving their mom a heart attack. Typical Saturday afternoon.

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5

May

Backyard Date

2017

The forecast promised summer! So we all piled into our friend’s backyard, and we all basked in the sun. The kids were in awe of the heat and the water and sun warming their skin.

It felt like our first summer day.

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3

May

Break Time

2017

It was my work day too, but in between editing and a session, I took half an hour and walked to the park with the boys.

Pretty perfect break if you ask me.

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