we do hard things
Rang in the New Year with our “tribe” for the 14th year in a row
Took a trip to Chicago, just the 5 of us, and hiked through the blizzard!
Took a Spring Break, just the 5 of us to Chicago for the weekend and walked several miles through a blizzard
Watched our firstborn stand up publicly and declare her faith in Jesus and be baptized
Enjoyed a gymnastics showcase and a ballet recital on Ben’s birthday weekend (always coincides, every.single.year)
Mom and Dad took a short vacation alone for the first time since the kids were born (it was Dad’s work trip and Mom tagged along)
Spent an amazing summer at Maranatha Bible and Missionary Conference (the kids lived there at least 5 days a week)
Began 2nd grade, 1st grade and “double” preschool at Zeeland Christian School in Mandarin Chinese Immersion
Kayleigh was admitted to Turning Pointe School of Dance’s Training Division, level IA.
Benjamin joined the swim team with Zeeland Age Group Swimming in the 8 and under division
Madeleine is loving her gymnastics class through Champion Gymnastics in the Busy Bees class.