Mordecai

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Mordecai (6) Hezekiah (5)  Where do I start? My blog is first and foremost a record of our family’s life together. It is not a personal journal or a newspaper. I try to keep it real, while maintaining a certain … Continued

Canon 50mm 1.8

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I was a second shooter at a confirmation last night, but since my lens is being repaired again (I won’t rant…I won’t rant…I won’t rant….*deep breath*,  okay) I borrowed a 50 mm 1.8 from friend for the shoot. I decided I … Continued

Hezekiah and Anakin {Doll-Making}

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Hezekiah and Anakin Judah finally, finally finished the doll he was making. He did great working on the head and sewing and stuffing the body, but got frustrated with attaching the arms and  head. I got sick of trying to get the … Continued

Ski-to-Sea Jr. {2009}

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Last weekend we had seven children on five different teams for the Ski to Sea Jr. race. I ran my own  race, back and forth, trying to get photos of each of my children in their events. Enoch’s team was … Continued

Kids and Media

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{Originally posted in 2009} I had a great question from a reader yesterday which read like this: Hi, this isn’t really related to your post, but I was checking out your kids’ blog and I was wondering how much internet … Continued

Ruby Tuesday

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Or, The Story of How it All Played Out.     I don’t have a picture of Ruby handy, so you’ll have to settle for a picture of Kalina, Ruby’s babysitter.   So yesterday sounded a bit hectic, right? For … Continued

Shooting Wide Open

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  I’ve received many comments and questions about my lens since I mentioned having it back. It’s a 50 mm 1.4. As soon as I had it back in my possession, I had to play around  and get to know … Continued

Homeschooling with Toddlers

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Originally posted March 2009 Yesterday during school, one of my children ran into a word they didn’t know: “eliminate”. I explained the meaning, and made a mental note of it. I’ve always put a high priority on vocabulary since language … Continued

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