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Connecting the East Coasts…

Daddy is gone recruiting… just when I think Maddie is okay with it, she sneeks into my room at 5:30am, wakes me up and tells me that she misses daddy.  We were laying in bed and we both heard my computer downstairs.  It started ringing…. I don’t think I’ve ever seen her move so fast!  I told her to run (carefully) down the stairs and press the green button.

“I know that already mommy!  I know…..”

I grabbed Amelia and by the time we got downstairs, there was Maddie staring at daddy on the computer screen… smitten as a kitten.

Understanding the concept of time now has its pros and its cons.  Maddie and Amelia get that daddy will be home in six sleeps.

But it’s still six sleeps….

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While I was away…

Okay, enough already! This was the second full week I’ve been away from the girls this school year! And to top it all off, I was working really, really, really hard and there was no down time. Thank goodness it was a computer institute… did I mention that I’m now an Apple Distinguished Educator?

Sitting outside with my colleagues, I quickly hopped on Skype and there’s Maddie! I carried the laptop around to introduce her to my collegues. What’s funny is that the last time one of them saw here was when she was in Saudi Arabia as a 1 year old! Small world though nonetheless!

Thanks for the constant Skyping Maddie and Meeli!

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Thank Goodness for Technology

Maddie and Amelia on Skype with me

Maddie and Amelia on Skype with me

It’s Halloween and I’m away at a conference. Andy is home with the girls this year, but I’m ALMOST there. This morning when Maddie woke up, she woke up in Shanghai. I woke up in Kota Kinabalu. We both logged into Skype at the same time and we connected. She showed me her costume… Amelia came over for a kiss…. we talked about all the silly things she had planned for the day… and then it was time for her to eat breakfast. Andy fed Amelia while I had conversation with Maddie. I finished

Maddie and Amelia eat Breakfast at Home via Skype

Maddie and Amelia eat Breakfast at Home via Skype

getting ready for my day ahead and she sat at the kitchen table babbling away. I harped at her to take another bite… it was just like I was there. But I wasn’t.

I still miss my girls terribly, but thank goodness for t...

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