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Cullen’s 3rd Birthday

Today we celebrated Cullen's 3rd birthday! We didn't have a big party or do anything extra special, but I let Cullen pick all of the activities we did today, and I know he had fun with everything. (In hindsight it was probably better we didn't have people over because Cullen ended up being sick.) The day started out with him sleeping in until 10 a.m. (Lucky me! It gave me time to stretch after running and take my time getting…

Free Summer Activities for Kids in the Anchorage Area

At the beginning of the summer, I set myself a goal of taking Cullen to a new (to him) place each week. Sometimes it was a new park, sometimes it was traveling out of town for a hike or camping adventure. All of the things we did were free and almost always outside. They were activities that could have lasted 15 - 20 minutes or an entire hour depending upon weather and his level of happiness. Here's what we did…

A Day in the Life – 2 Years 10 Months

It's getting to the point when asked, "How old is your son?" I am starting to say, "Almost three." Cullen officially turns three years old in October, which (crazily) is not that far off. He will technically be 2 years, 10 months old next week, so we're doing this post a little early. I can definitely tell we're getting into the "threenager" stage. So.much.crying.over.little.things!! It is what it is, and I usually just roll with it because I know it…