The Robertson's

  • Cowans Gap Autumn 2021

    Cowans Gap Autumn 2021

    I love walking around Cowans Gap. It’s been a few years since we’ve taken the boys. We loaded up on snacks and set off for a slow 1.5 miles around the lake. We really worked on helping Asher (diagnosed with Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, and Autism) slow down to notice. He is convinced that he…

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  • Family Time Flip Flop

    Family Time Flip Flop

    I love that my job flexibility allows me to have family time around conferences. As WordCamp US schedule was 12 – 8pm EDT, I took the morning off to go with the boys to the park. It was a rare treat, as we largely avoid public places like this while the boys are not yet…

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  • Garden in Bloom

    Garden in Bloom

    I was reminded by a few friends that children really do pick up on all that is happening around them. That couldn’t have been better timed. Just after that conversation, I headed outside with the boys. They were super excited to help me pot up tomato seedlings. Later we wandered outside to walk around the…

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  • Garden prep

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  • Garden Start 2021

    Garden Start 2021

    It was a great weekend to get the garden started.  The boys were especially happy to help me plant all the things. We live in garden Zone 6b.  Our last frost is approximately April 23.  With that info, we reverse backwards to when we can start various seeds.  We planted seeds into trays on Saturday. …

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  • Cold Sunrise Facing West

    Cold Sunrise Facing West

    We’ve had some snow recently. It came quickly and totaled about 18”. Matt shoveled a large trail around the yard for the kids and dog to race around when the wind settles.

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