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[My biggest little fan has been asking why I haven’t posted any pictures of his birthday yet. Sorry, sweetie.] Look at this guy. And now look. He’s 7.Time slips away so quickly. For Nicholas’ birthday he wanted a pink strawberry cake. Notice the tiny piece he cut himself. That’s about all he ate of it. I took it upon myself to be a good citizen…

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Jacob is 9. Holy crap. Where did the time go? Seems like he was just this guy: And now he’s this guy: In his last year of single digits. Crazy. Jacob was super excited to get the entire Diary of a Wimpy Kid series from Grandma and Grandpa. Nicholas, however, was quite upset to learn that square box was not Wii Party. Because he totally…

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As a parent, you always here: They grow up so fast; treasure these moments; blah blah blah. Then you wake up one day and find it’s true. We now have a seven and a five year old. Wow. Happy Seventh Birthday, Jacob! We spent Jacob’s birthday in Belgium. First, in Westvleteren for one last (okay, second to last) trip to pick up two cases of…

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May 29 was Nicholas’ fourth birthday. (I’m a little behind.) Poor Nicholas always gets the shaft. We never seem to celebrate his birthday on his actual birthday. Last year he blew out a candle on a stack of pancakes. This year, he had ice cream at a restaurant in Bernkastle, Germany. Good enough until we could have cake and presents later. He’s four, can read,…

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Here’s a fun trick to play on a kid on his birthday. All day Matt had been telling Jacob he was getting socks and underwear for his birthday. Flash of brilliance before presents. I ran to the laundry room and filled a gift bag with socks and underwear (some weren’t even Jacob’s). Jacob was so mad when he opened the bag. It was hilarious! May…

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Hard to believe it’s been five years since he was a tiny (well, 8 lbs 7 oz isn’t so tiny), wrinkly, pink, crying baby. And now five going on teenager. Time passes so quickly. We met a couple friends at Eis Paradies for (the best) ice cream in the afternoon. Then “skeleton” cake after dinner. Gotta hand it to the cake decorators of the world—that…

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