Author Archives: ehilimire

Willy Wonka the Backyard Musical

Last week we celebrated an event that will go down as an epic night at our house. It will be remembered as the night that our backyard became a theater. Starting at the beginning of summer 2020, these two girls … Continue reading

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Back to School- For Real

Well, after 17 months without going back into a school building, all 5 kids returned to in-person school (3rd, 6th, 7th, 9th, and 11th grades). Kai and Hannah started back first. It was a VERY difficult decision to send them … Continue reading

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School 2020

We have officially been back at “school” for a few weeks now. For the first time ever I am not writing a super sad post about this. Thanks to a global pandemic and two high risk kids, we are all … Continue reading

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A Pandemic Summer

Well, summer has officially come to a close. As our virtual school came to an end last spring I was very concerned about what summer would look like for us. It seemed like an endless stretch of time where there … Continue reading

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Adoption Ripples

*I wrote this post about 6 weeks before the bottom fell out of the world as we know it. I wasn’t sure if I would ever share it but I wanted to remember this monumental and precious conversation. With his … Continue reading

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