Category Archives: Letters to Our Children

Dear Charlotte, Happy 5th Birthday!

Dear Charlotte, Five feels so old to me   You graduated preschool and had a birthday, congrats my love, you are a big kid ready for all sorts of big kid adventures. Char,  you are fiery, adventurous, brave, confident, kind, challenging, hilarious and basically this person so complex, we have yet to figure you out. […]

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A Birthday Letter to my Little One

It doesn’t feel real but does it ever?  You are our LAST of the babies and here you are turning two years old.   Sawyer pointed out the other day in Target that I needed to be looking in the toddler section instead of the baby section when we were looking for sweet birthday surprises […]

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Vivian turns ONE!

Well here it is, our baby is one.   I’m going to try really hard to not say how fast she is growing and how quick this time has gone but this milestone is a tough one for me.  She is our last.  There will be no more newborn Strebels.  And while I look forward […]

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Letters to Our Children

Dear Sawyer, Often you hear about something being life changing.  This “life changing” thing could be an event,  knowledge recently acquired, a turn in one’s health.  These life changers are usually good and I would say that many people are on a quest to find things life changing.  Advertisements use the words “life changing” to […]

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