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Going on Safari

When you’re five years old, it’s a pretty cool thing to have a Daddy who is a safari guide. But it can be tough, too, when high season rolls around and that means Daddy is away a lot, taking visitors … Continue reading

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Max and Elly Turn Five!

Well, it happened. My babies turned 5! And already Max is talking about turning 6, then 7, then 8… We celebrated with their class at school again this year, but this being a milestone birthday they each got their own … Continue reading

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5 Photo Friday: Max and Elly’s Birthday Party

Max and Elly turned 4 years old on Sunday so on Monday they got to have a birthday party with their classmates at school. What better way to kick off the week than to pump a bunch of preschoolers full … Continue reading

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5 Photo Friday: Our 3rd ‘Tanziversary’

Yesterday was our third “Tanziversary”–the anniversary of our arrival in Tanzania. It’s hard to believe that it’s been three years already, but these three years have been packed full of lots of fun adventures, new challenges and great memories as … Continue reading

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Crafting with Max and Elly: Toilet Paper Roll Butterflies

With a family of seven there’s no shortage of empty toilet paper rolls in our house. So I had been contemplating for a while what sort of craft project Max and Elly could do with them. Grandma and Aunt Carla … Continue reading

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5 Photo Friday: Rainy Day

The rainy season seems to have arrived. With November and December come what are called the “short rains”–shorter rainstorms that happen once or twice a day a few days a week. Earlier this week we had a pretty good rain … Continue reading

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5 Photo Friday: Max

Since I premiered my new weekly series with photos of Elly, my Twin Mommy Guilt insists that this week features Max. He’s a pretty worthwhile photo subject on his own standing, though.

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The World’s Best Kitchen Helpers

As much as Max and Elly like to play make-believe these days, they also love to dig in and help around the house for real, too. They help mop the floors, wipe the table, do the dishes, and put their … Continue reading

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