Monthly Archives: July 2013

Happy Birthday Great Grandpa Morrie!

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My first Business Trip!

I headed out early Tuesday morning for Philadelphia to attend the Independent Educational Consultant Association’s Summer Institute with 100 other consultants.  The trip was incredibly worthwhile, as I learned a TON of information, made some great connections and even managed … Continue reading

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Special Kids Network

We went to a Special Kids Network event last night at Gibson’s.  Great-Grandpa Morrie has been very involved in this wonderful organization for more than a decade so it was great to be able to go and show our support. … Continue reading

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Happy 1st Birthday, Max!

We celebrated Max’s 1st Birthday today!  Benji loved the singer who came to entertain, inserting himself right in the middle of the fun! Joey was ultra-focused on the dessert bar from the minute he saw it.  We explained to him … Continue reading

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Botanic Gardens

We took an impromptu trip up to the suburbs on Saturday morning to ensure our freshly cleaned carpets had enough time to dry.  Our plan was to get Joey a haircut, but once in the chair, the hair stylist talked … Continue reading

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New discovery!

Greg left the gate open a few nights ago so Benji had the opportunity to discover the steps!  We learned its a great workout for him before bed.  We have him climb all 3 flights before we put him down … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Lexi!

We celebrated Lexi’s 1st birthday this weekend at Bubbles.  Such a happy birthday girl!           We took a class at Bubbles when Joey was a baby and he never really got into it.  Nothing has changed, … Continue reading

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Visit with Grandma and Grandpa

Grandma and Grandpa were in town for a quick visit this weekend!  We got up and moving early Saturday morning so we could take full-advantage.  Joey insisted on wearing sunglasses that were the same color as his shirt… Off  to … Continue reading

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The rat is back!

Some would say this borders on abuse/neglect… We took care of business tonight…               Benji’s been sporting a new look these days…              

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He’s growing up!

To most, this scene would look like no big deal.  But to Joey, anyone messing with his trains is a big deal!  We’re so proud of you, Joey!

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Sunday BBQ

Up north we headed for Sunday night BBQ!  Bubbie did a drive-by so we were able to see her for a brief visit and get these great shots!                     Everyone has … Continue reading

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4th of July

We had a great time at the lake this past weekend.  Joey’s weekend began early, with a jam-packed day.  Aunt Abby, Aunt Cari & Alex took him to the Botanical Gardens to check out the massive train exhibit…He LOVED it … Continue reading

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Abrupt Wakeup Call

Benji has learned how to pull himself up in his crib, but keeps forgetting how to sit back down.  Each morning, promptly at 7:15AM, the shrieking begins and doesn’t stop until we get him out.  Fortunately we know from Joey … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Bubbie & Aunt Michy

Nanny and Poppy came over Sunday for lunch.  Joey LOVES Sadie (and Sadie just wants Joey to leave him alone)… We went to Siena Tavern for the double birthday celebration.  The private room was the perfect choice for the infants (and … Continue reading

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This kid LOVES to eat!

Benji continues to be extremely enthusiastic about his food.  He’ll cry in anticipation when he gets seated in his high chair and he’ll cry when his stash is running low.  We moved onto “finger foods” these last few weeks to … Continue reading

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