Happy Father’s Day


Happy Father’s Day from Juliana, Ruslan and Wyatt to their Dad, G and Papa! Thank you to Scott for everything that you do for our children!





Remember when they looked like this? (DAD Series 2011, 2012, 2013)

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I Love These Happy Faces


Today was exhausting and wild and happy. At one point Wyatt was holding my hand as we walked when he stopped. He wrapped his arm around me, looked up and said, “Mommy, this is the best day ever!” And then we continued walking. I love making these kids happy!


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I Thought This Was the Happiest Place on Earth

I have mostly given up on the lofty goal of taking pictures of Juliana, Ruslan and Wyatt together – all looking at the camera. But Disney World and rides and sunshine and Cinderella’s Castle, those should be enough to tempt smiles from this crew on demand. We stopped in front of the castle on the . . . → Read More: I Thought This Was the Happiest Place on Earth

Everyone Look at Mommy

It shouldn’t be so hard. It’s a simple request.

Three children looking in my general direction at the same moment. Just for a few seconds at the same time. A smile or happy face is a bonus.

But it is nearly impossible. Looking everywhere else is much more exciting – the ground is more interesting.

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Happy Father’s Day


Another year, another Father’s Day photo shoot. These year over year comparisons of the 3 of them amaze me – they change so much each year – especially the boys. They changed from toddlers to kids this year (2011, 2012). Happy Father’s Day to my two favorite Dad’s – Scott and my Dad!


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Happy Father’s Day


When I took these pictures last year, my friend Sarah asked if I was going to take pictures with the DAD letters every year…she is very smart. Once again Juliana was very cooperative this year, Wyatt was somewhat helpful and Ruslan was not very interested in the process. Standing and sitting; letters up and . . . → Read More: Happy Father’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day


Another year of new green shirts has past along with another attempt to take the perfect picture of all 3 of them together on St. Patrick’s Day.

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These Three


Saturday was a cold day and the boys and I stayed at home and they spent the day in their pjs. By mid-afternoon Juliana had already been to the hair salon for a trim and to the movies to see Beauty and the Beast. She wanted a popsicle and I told her to wait for . . . → Read More: These Three

I Always Knew my Dad had Super Powers


Bribes? Threats? Jedi Mind Tricks? I don’t know how he did it, but he managed to take a picture of all 3 of them, sitting together, looking in the direction of the camera. 

A Waterful Weekend


So many stories and pictures to share from this weekend filled with water activities.  Juliana fished for the first time while we were docked near Point State Park Sunday afternoon and she caught a good sized fish right away.  There was much excitement in the boat – Juliana jumping up and down, Wyatt was . . . → Read More: A Waterful Weekend