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Mid Summer Status

We are about at the halfway point in our summer and so far we have managed to fit in so much more fun than we did last year. This time last year we were struggling to find our way with a third child and how to juggle things like the pool and the library with a newborn. A year later we have found our footing and can do so much more. Not that it's always pretty but we do our best.

Our accomplishments thus far:



Two trips to the beach 
 








Playing in the rain (since we've had a ton in NJ this summer)


 Miniature golf with the Grandparents

 
 

 Fishin'
 
 
 

The Big Time Rush Concert

Story Time at the Library 


Jedi Academy 

Abrakadoodle 



Fireworks 



Plenty of time at the pool 


Three days at the discovery museum




A trip to the new giant playground in town 



Progress on our backyard playground


The Phillies Game 

A fun family wedding
 

What I truly think we have been lacking is down time. As much as I have fun stuff planned for the rest of the summer I think it's equally important for kids to get enough undirected play time too. It's a juggling act but one worth attempting. Here's to a great end of the summer. 

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Over 8 years we have struggled through 3 IUI's, 6 rounds of IVF, several RE's, hundreds of appointments and the loss of three little angels. Now we find ourselves the proud parents of two perfect little girls and a wonderful little boy!!

Both of our girls struggle with some disabilities but that won't keep us down. Each day has it's own brand of insanity but we love it. Most days I am more monkey wrangler than mother but I do the best I can. Todays goal - getting to tomorrow.

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