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Encore

For the past few months, Henry has been a non-stop singing machine. Whether we’re in the car, at the store, or at the dinner table, it seems that he’s always belting out a tune. With that in mind, it was no surprise that he recently wanted me to document his vocal prowess. The results are…

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SB2K17

For Carter’s first official Spring Break, we traveled to Orlando to see my sister Bophar and make our first visit to the magical world of Disney. Sunday After our arrival late Saturday night, we spent Sunday relaxing by the pool, taking in the warm weather, and gearing up for the next two days at Disney.…

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We Have A Kindergartner!

Carter officially started Kindergarten near the end of August, and if these first few weeks are any indication, this is going to be a great year. He’s been excited to ride the bus every day and loves sharing his schoolwork when he gets home. Allison and I are looking forward to all the new experiences…

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Make Mini Apples Great Again!

It’s hard to believe it’s been almost 10 months since I last posted an update to the Yem Family blog. Increasingly busy schedules and chasing two active and healthy boys, always made for good excuses to put it off for another week. I also found that, three and a half years into a project that…

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Visit to the Sunshine State

With my sister Bophar living in Florida for quite some time now, and having yet to visit her, we were long overdue. The changing of seasons, and Fall weather setting in, gave us the perfect opportunity for a nice vacation to the beach. Being Henry’s first time on an airplane, Allison and I were both…

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Heading North: Weekend In Duluth

Ever since our last trip to Arizona, Carter had been asking when we could go on vacation again. Given that was over a year ago, and with summer fading fast, we heeded to his requests and planned a long weekend in Duluth, Minnesota. We had never been to Duluth before, but had heard a lot…

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Happy Birthday Henry!

It seems like only yesterday that we were packing up in the middle of the night and heading to the hospital, ready to welcome the newest addition to our family. A year later, it’s hard to remember where all the time went. Between health scares and helmets, Henry has gone from cute and cuddly to…

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Swimming Lessons!

With spring here and summer around the corner, it’s about time for the pools to start opening in a few weeks. With that in mind, these past few months have been a good time to get Carter reacquainted with the water, by signing him up for swimming lessons. Carter has always loved the water, and…

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Ice Skating!

Living in Minnesota, there seem to be ice skating and hockey rinks everywhere you look. One of the true signs of winter is when the local park gets flooded and setup for this, including most of the ones near us. After visiting these rinks a few times, Carter asked if we would take him ice…

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Winter Hibernation 2015

Another year and another busy holiday season for the Yem Family blog. Between visits to Iowa City and Henry deciding sleep is no longer a necessity, we’ve kept both busy and exhausted. These last few weeks we think Henry has turned a corner, and in turn, so have we! What have we been up to…

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