Surfing Sunday 10.22

It’s been a hell of a month, friends. Between Annie’s pneumonia and her school having minimum days all last week, I feel like these last three weeks have been a total wash. All of my work fell by the wayside during the long days of illness and short days of school. I haven’t even decorated…

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Make It A Better Place

Annabel did a lot of reading while she was home with pneumonia. One of her favorite books was Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls (which I hiiiiiighly recommend for kids). She’d flip through the pages and shout out little facts about the women she was learning about, like Ada Lovelace or Mae Jemison. She was particularly…

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Surfing Sunday 10.15

Thank you all for the love, prayers, and good wishes for Annabel! She is doing SO WELL and should be fine to resume all of her regular activities tomorrow. It was a stressful week, one that I don’t think has fully hit me. James had a lot to do with that – on Tuesday morning,…

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Déjà Vu

Last Monday I received a call from the elementary school nurse. Annabel was in her office, complaining of a bad headache, lethargy, and body aches. I picked her up from school, and when we got home she went straight to her bedroom and slept for hours. The next morning, she had a bit of a…

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Surfing Sunday 10.08

This week felt like it was four months long. On top of all of the horrible things that happened in the country this week, Annabel is very sick with strep and pneumonia. We spent a lot of time in urgent care with her this weekend (why do kids always get sick on the weekends?), and we’ll…

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