Category Archives: Emma

Year in review

Tweet Well, it’s here, the last day of 2015.  And what a year it’s been. Here’s some highlights of 2015 for the Burns family: JANUARY: Moved my dad from Minnesota to Wisconsin FEBRUARY: Dan received a call from St. Paul’s … Continue reading

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What did you do?

Tweet We’re coming up to Emma’s seventh birthday, and I can’t help but remember how Ethan adored his baby sister when she was born.  He loved helping me with her, and I’d hear pleas to hold her all day long. … Continue reading

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First Day of School!

Tweet Ethan, age 11, 6th Grade                           Zachariah, age 9, 4th Grade                           Emma, age 6, … Continue reading

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I’ll only have one daughter

Tweet We went on a vacation last week, to the Twin Cities to visit family.  We were sure to include our favorite outings during our trip, including the Science Museum of Minnesota and Como Zoo.   We also went to … Continue reading

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Last Day of School!

Tweet Ethan: First day of Fifth Grade-                            Last day of Fifth Grade:                            Zach:  First … Continue reading

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DRAMA

Tweet If there’s something I was unprepared for in parenting a girl after two boys, it was the DRAMA.  We have daily drama around our house.  Drama means Emma is crying, tears streaming down her face, sobbing like she’s lost … Continue reading

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Welcome, Jeffrey.

Tweet On Sunday we were enjoying some family time outside, and Emma was riding her bike.  She stopped in the yard and started yelling,  “I FOUND A FROG! I FOUND A FROG! I FOUND A FROG!” And she picked that … Continue reading

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She’s a fashionista

Tweet Last year I always laid Emma’s clothes out for her the night before.  The next morning I’d help her get dressed.  By the end of the year, it started getting annoying, and it seemed to take an extraordinary amount … Continue reading

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School pictures

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The Pumpkin Patch

Tweet When the kids were in preschool we’d take a field trip to the pumpkin patch with their class every year.  Now that Emma’s in Kindergarten we won’t be doing that, so we took a trip to the same pumpkin … Continue reading

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