Posts Tagged ‘family’
A few weeks ago, during the height of the arctic summer, my parents flew all the way up from Alabama to Kotzebue, Alaska so they could spend their summer vacation with us. Anneliese was excited to spend time with her grandparents, and they were even more excited to see their grand-baby after being apart for several months. (We went down to Alabama for Thanksgiving last year.)
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This was the first year I have ever been away from my family during Christmas. We went down south for Thanksgiving and spent two weeks visiting everybody, because that was the only time we could arrange to be with some of our extended family. So, we decided our Christmas would be here in the arctic.
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Way back at the beginning of August, our family went on a little hike to a beautiful beach spot here in the Northwest Arctic. It was the perfect day for a trip to the beach. The temperature was finally in the mid-70′s and the sun was shining bright. It was a beautiful scenic view throughout our hike (We couldn’t stop taking pictures!) and the all-terrain stroller made the trip easy. I included a lot of pictures, but you will love them! This is such a unique place.
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My doctor recommended three workouts, that you can easily fit in while baby’s snoozin’ in the afternoon or kicking away in her bouncy seat. Each mini routine is a series of three simple moves that shape up your entire body, especially the core and back muscles you need to strengthen for toting your new bundle of love around!
At the end of our rope with not only our finances but with the education our kids seemed to not be getting, we looked into homeschool and working from home. That’s when we found the John Commuta system and purchased it. The worksheets talked us through the system and helped us not only lower our monthly bills but eliminate them all together. The system also helped us analyze our finaces in a different way.
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