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Driving My Disabled Son Around Makes Him Happy, and I’ve Made Money!

Wish You Were Here

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My youngest, Jonathan can’t travel long distances due to his medical condition, so he will stay home with grandma, grandpa, and auntie Mel. Leaving Johnny behind is a horrible feeling. As a mom, I want all my kids with me all the time. I miss him terribly already!! But if I don’t go, I will regret not going, and I will regret not giving Sara and Ben opportunities to grow socially and culturally. I haven’t spent a lot of time with Ben since he moved in with his dad 6 years ago, which has broken my heart.
So, I’m off to London today with Sara and Ben!! We have a layover in the north west (no, not Kim Kardashian’s baby! hahahaha), then straight away to Heathrow! Praying for safe travel and smooth flying! I will see you soon London! I will see you in 17 days my sweet Johnny xoxo

I’m Going To London!

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Only 6 days until I leave for London! I can’t wait!! I bought this flat iron at Boots the first time I went to London, 6 years ago. I had my travel converter, but my flat iron from the States still managed to blow out the power in my ENTIRE hotel, eeeeek, that was really embarrassing :/

This trip means a lot to me. I’m taking my son who’s 17 and my daughter who is 20. I’ve never taken my son out of the country before, and Sara and I can’t wait to share our love of England with him! I hope Ben’s experience in England will change his life and perspective on his life as it did for my daughter and I. πŸ™‚

Book Stop-Shop and Swap!

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I saw this and pulled over to take pictures. This is in Santa Cruz, CA.
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This is a relatively new thing I’ve seen in the Bay Area.
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Free books! You put one in and take one out, or vice versa. This amazing book case had adult books on the top………..
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And kid stuff on the bottom! This is the fanciest one I’ve seen. Typically they resemble more of an open bird house on a pole. Now that I know this one exists, I’m going to take some books over and maybe find one to read πŸ™‚ I’m sure these have been in other parts of the world long before we’ve had them here! Super cool though.

Children’s Discovery Museum’s 15th annual Legacy for Children Award

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As an educator, I was invited to attend this event with a few of my colleagues. It was fun having the owner of the 49’ers there this year. The 49’ers are only one of the large contributors in the Bay Area. Let’s not forget the San Francisco Giants and my San Jose Sharks! I’m the one on the left.

Children are our future-love, support and nurture each of them!

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This was our dessert. I ate every single piece, even the 49’er sign was edible, LoL!

Don’t Even Think About It!!

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This is my 6 year old niece, on her way to Las Vegas with my sister. My sister went to get a Starbucks and told my niece to watch the luggage (with me there of course). Kat took those words very serious! You could not get those two suitcases off her legs if your life depended on it, hahaha! Notice her baby-booster seat in the seat next to her! Funny πŸ™‚