Summer 2017

Today is the last day of summer for us.  Tomorrow, AJ and JJ start 5th grade, and DJ and MJ start Pre-K.

In the aftermath of our wedding this spring, we had a busy summer filled with birthdays, family trips, and even a short honeymoon!

Picture Day

Since AJ and JJ were born, we have taken family photos periodically on birthdays and holidays.  With the addition of DJ and MJ, these photos have become increasingly challenging to stage because of the number of moving parts.

Last week we had our photo session and I was initially displeased because of how restless MJ was throughout the shoot.  Somehow, the photographer managed to capture a couple moments of relative cooperation.  Of course the beauty of our children won me over and now I love the photos.

Looking over the last few family portraits I am struck by how much the kids have grown over the last couple years!

Year End Family Update

The household continues to bustle with activity, and 2015 is flying by.

DJ and MJ are halfway through their terrible twos.  They have finally graduated from cribs into toddler beds.  They were so excited the first night in their new beds, they couldn’t sleep!

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AJ and JJ are doing well in the 3rd grade gifted program at their school.  Extracurricular activities now include Hebrew school twice a week as well as as practices and games in a training basketball league.

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We just got home from a weekend trip to Orlando.  We went to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at the Magic Kingdom. The weather was a bit wet, but the kids had fun regardless.