Holidays Archive

Happy Father’s Day to the Best Around

Not a day goes by where I am not in awe of the wonderful Dad that Vish is to Carter and Henry. From the moment they were born, he literally has been Super Dad. He is always thinking of creative games, introducing them to new activities, and overall making them laugh every single day. His…

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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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A Busy November

November was a busy month for the Yem Family. Continue reading below to see what we were up to last month! Henry Starts Baby Food November started off with a bang for Henry, as he got to try solids for the first time. He had been eyeing us from his seat at the dinner table…

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Halloween 2014

Halloween this year was very fun for our family. As Carter gets older, he gets more and more excited about holidays — Halloween was no exception. Carter’s favorite characters lately have been from Jake and the Pirates, and we were able to find him a Jake costume for Halloween. He was very excited to wear…

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Easter Egg Hunt!

For Easter this year, we signed Carter up for an egg hunt in a neighboring suburb. It was the first time we had done an “organized” egg hunt, so we were all excited to see what it would be like. Before we left the house, we gave Carter the option to choose his Easter basket…

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Winter Hibernation

The polar vortex and subsequent deep freeze had brought the Yem Family blog to a screeching halt. As often as we tried, we just couldn’t find a good way to type with our mittens permanently glued to our hands. With much persistence, we finally made a breakthrough, and we have a lot to share. What…

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A Thankful Thanksgiving

It’s hard to believe that Christmas is almost here, with Thanksgiving becoming a very fond memory. Allison, Carter and I spent the majority of the week back home in Iowa City and I was really looking forward to having most of my family together for the first time in a while — Carter was even…

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Easter Weekend

Judging from Carter’s obsession with the Easter Bunny over the last couple of weeks — it literally went everywhere with us — it was safe to say he was very excited to travel to Iowa City for a long Easter weekend. He could hardly contain his excitement as we left the house, repeating “Grandma” and…

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