Family blog time….wanted to share some pics of the fam; we’ve decided to homeschool the kids and Thursdays are our “field trip day”.  This Thursday we went to a wildlife sanctuary about an hour south of the city.  IMG_6649

Checking out the sun bears

Checking out the sun bears

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The monkeys were the highlight for sure; they are free to wander and you can buy bananas to feed them which they will take right out of your hand.  The kids were completely enthralled…except for Ethne.

After a monkey grabbed her shorts, Ethne was not so sure that she liked the zoo!

After a monkey grabbed her shorts, Ethne was not so sure that she liked the zoo!

Hanging out

Hanging out

Tigers!

Tigers!

It’s a little daunting to be responsible for your children’s education but it was something we knew was probably going to be necessary.  Chad & I take turns doing the special projects; this was Chad’s turn:

Learning about things that grow

Learning about things that grow

We also celebrated Evie’s first birthday this month.  It’s times like these that we really miss family and realize that our children are growing up without those close relationships.  We consider ourselves very blessed to be a part of a great team though and it eases the heartache somewhat.

The birthday girl

The birthday girl

Lovely cake courtesy of Ms. Lisa

Lovely cake courtesy of Ms. Lisa

The boys

The boys

Enjoying her cake IMG_6930 IMG_6939

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