Speed post!

I’m taking the opportunity today while all three kids are napping and the house is clean (although I still have laundry to do) to post something quickly. A speed post if you will.

I’m a little surprised that Little Miss S hasn’t caught a cold since her siblings have had back-to-back colds over the course of the last month. M was diagnosed recently with her first-ever ear infection. Yuck. Luckily, with the assistance of a variety of home remedies and prescription medications, M and G are feeling a bit better today.

Since my last post, G got his first haircut, they finally broke ground on our house, lightning hit the building next door to us (luckily there was minimal damage), M has been doing a bit better at school, my mom came for a visit and the hubby started his new job. Phew!

Here are some pictures from the last month:

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After his haircut

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M at school

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Hanging with Super G

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A day at the beach

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Cooking with Ngoai (my mom)

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S’s 1-month ceremony

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My first foray in face painting

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M being a super-D-duper helper

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What hugs are like in our house… they start off fine, then someone decides they want to hug for a little too long and it becomes a fuss-fest… And so the era of “don’t touch me!!” begins…

Interesting story… While we were at the beach a crowd showed up to witness a group baptism… in the ocean!! The minister/reverend/priest/deacon…you know what I’m trying to say right?… started by baptizing a young boy, then it was a woman and last, a young couple who was baptized together. I have never seen anything like it! The crowd (not pictured), which I assume was the congregation of the church, cheered each time someone was submerged. It was definitely an interesting sight to see!

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Last but not least, Grant has definitely started to understand more and talk more. I swear he was trying to repeat me when I said “you did it!” in this video (and yes, I now realize that the pitch of my voice in this video is highly irritating but bear with me). He sounds a bit like Daffy Duck and maybe it’s just because I’m his parent that I am interpreting his mumbles as words but I thought it was cute.

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