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SIX.

Today’s the first day of summer AND the boy is turning six. On June 1, he came down stairs and announced, “It’s my birth month!” and he’s been angling for special treatment ever since. “It’s my birth month- do I have to put my clothes in the hamper?” “It’s my birth month- can I pick…

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The Summer of Six and Nine

Three years ago, my aunt was visiting, and she was telling me her plans for her Golden Jubilee (her 50th anniversary of being a religious sister), which would be happening in 2014. We chatted about it, and reminisced about her Silver Jubilee, which took place when I was a teenage (ahem). As I got to…

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Sibling…Cooperation?

We are in full out summer mode around here, and so far, I have to say, it’s been delightful. Both kids have been good natured about their light summer learning schedule (reading and doing a couple of things daily, it takes maybe 30 minutes). Both kids have been good natured about the “you want it,…