"The child is capable of developing and giving us tangible proof of a better humanity." (Marie Montessori)
The First Year
The First Year
The Second Year
The Second Year
The Third Year
The Third Year
The Fourth Year
The Fourth Year
The Fifth Year
The Fifth Year
The Sixth Year
The Sixth Year
The Seventh Year
The Seventh Year
The Eighth Year
The Eighth Year
The Ninth Year
The Ninth Year
The Tenth Year
Beware of aliens bearing gifts.
I'm 10 years old today!
Cocoa Bean and I have been through a lot together.
He asked me which shirt he should wear.
#1 on my birthday wish list: a visit from Uncle Andy!
Birthday lunch at ...
... the Longhorn.
I sat next to Lucas and ...
... Uncle Andy.
Uncle Andy eyeing my birthday sundae.
My birthday party at home.
Playing Tic-Tac-Toe.
A custom-made Harry Potter cake.
Kimberly served the cake.
A card from Kimberly and Lucas.
A card and ...
... $50 from Uncle Andy!
Thank you!
Samatha's card.
... Ron Weasley!
From Nolan, a picture of ...
A Griffindor shirt to sleep in.
This make-up kit is jammed with goodies.
I named her Jana.
A Madame Alexander doll!
This party was a decade in the making.
May 25, 2014
I'm wearing Uncle Andy's helmet.
I'm a lucky niece.
Au revoir, kind Sir.
My first full day as a 10 year old.
Happy Fathers Day, Daddy!
May 26, 2014
The first week of tennis camp.
Temperatures in the 80s and 90s.
The kids and Coach Victoria.
June 18, 2014
Off to the water park with Lucas and Kimberly.
June 28, 2014
July 2, 2014
July 3, 2014
Greek Fest 2014
Tea for two.
Wheeeee!
The ferris wheel is our favorite.
July 2, 2014
Our second day at the Greek Festival.
Gone fishin'.
It's Brayden's favorite.
Back to the ferris wheel.
July 13, 2014
Then we conned Kimberly into riding with us.
Wheeeee!
Ordering kourambiethes.
July 13, 2014
The last day of tennis camp.
July 17, 2014
July 17, 2014
Coach Sofko and Coach Victoria (I made her necklace.)
Coach Simon
Tennis humor by Coach Victoria
Lunch with Aunties Mary and Lisa.
July 31, 2014
Knock, knock |  Who's there? | Interrupting cow ...
 ... Interrupting c... | MOOOOOOO!
Julianna and Chloe are visiting this weekend!
Mommy took us to Build-A-Bear.  (August 16, 2014)
A kiss goodbye from Mommy.
It's the first day of 4th grade!
August 20, 2014
A selfie with Daddy. (August 20, 2014)
Playing with Charles on my Kindle. (August 23, 2014)
August 29, 2014
Reading to my Boo-Boo.
Playing with Brayden on my school playground.
August 31, 2014
Labor Day weekend
Another alien offering up a Happy Meal
September 13, 2014
September 20, 2014
On the playground with my Boo-Boo.
Brayden loves Blues Clues
The Rockin' Cats (September 21, 2014)
My niece was born in Ohio on September 24!
Daddy and Baby
Her name is Oren.
I'm on the Silver Team this fall!  (October 7, 2014)
Dry land work out
October 8, 2014
Flowers for Mr. M. - our student teacher - on his last day.
My first meet of the fall season.
Take your mark ...
October 10, 2014
October 10, 2014
A second in the back stroke.
Second place in the freestyle.
I came in first in the breast stroke.
... waiting for the school door ...
... to open.
October 13, 2014
Another photo shoot while ...
Making cut-out cookies.
A story before Brayden's nap time.  (October 18, 2014)
I got the Harry Potter thing goin' on this year.
Halloween 2014
A skeleton dropped by demanding candy.
October 31, 2014
Our fabulous 2014 pumpkins.
This was the coldest, windiest Halloween of my life.
Hair by Robin (November 7, 2014)
November 15, 2014
Fixing pancakes for Daddy.  (December 6)
Charles is 24 years old.  (December 24, 2014)
A Coke for Santa.
Christmas in our new home!
Santa was better than ever to me this year!
Lots of great gifts.
Christmas morning.
Santa was good to Charles, too.
Kimberly, Lucas, and Alex celebrated with us.
... Legos.
Santa and my family knew I'm into owls and ...
Nolan, Samantha, Baby Oren, ...
Celebrating Christmas all over again!
... Chloe, and Julianna visited us on December 30.
December 30, 2014
Painting rocks on New Year's Day.
January 1, 2015
Waiting for the school bus with Mommy.
Back to school.  (January 5, 2015)
January 23, 2015
One of my Lego creations!  (January 25, 2015)
Brayden is spending the weekend with us!
A bird party in our back yard!
Mr. and Mrs. Cardinal
... pine cones with peanut butter and seeds.
February 1. 2015
We put out birdseed and ...
February 1, 2015
Zeke loves the snow.
The view from our living room window.
All cozy inside.
Deer visit our yard almost every night.
Six deer in our front yard!
February 1, 2015
They've discovered our back yard.
Who knew deer like bird food?
I'm having my ears pierced today!
The ear piercing lady was very nice.
February 28, 2015
Whew!  That wasn't so bad.
February 28, 2015
These are my ....
... starter earrings.
Chloe and Julianna visited for the weekend.
Ta-da!
March 7, 2015
Celebrating Alex's 31st birthday at Maxim's.
I made this poster!  (March 21, 2015)
Waiting for the school bus with Mommy.
March 2015
Dying Easter eggs and ...
... making  race cars out of Peeps, Twinkies, and pretzels.
March 29, 2014
Another project inspired by Mommy!
Tired as a wee kitten.
Happy birthday, Daddy!
Easter 2015
Found my basket!
Enjoying our candy.
April 5, 2015
April 5, 2015
The bunny is back!
A special Easter egg hunt for Brayden.
April 11, 2015
I practice four nights a week.
Swim practice
Working on my backstroke.
May 11, 2015
May 11, 2015
May 11, 2015
Wedgie likes to read over my shoulder.
May 17, 2015
I finally met my pen pal! (May 21, 2015)
My 2015 school picture.
The Tenth Year
The Twelfth Year
The Twelfth Year
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The Thirteenth Year
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The Fourteenth Year
The Fourteenth Year
The Fifteenth Year
The Fourteenth Year
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