Dev’s Blog


Posted by on July 5, 2013 at 1:36 pm

Sean and I are blessed to have 3 wonderful kids.  Parenting is the hardest job ever.  Most of us when we think about having kids we only think of the baby.  We do not think about “tweens” frustrations or adolescence rebellion. Our oldest will be off to college this fall and our youngest moved out […]

Devon’s Vietnam

Posted by on April 29, 2013 at 12:54 pm

Here are Dev’s thoughts about Vietnam in her own words.  I did add a few punctuation marks this time and lead her a bit with the ideas, but the rest is all Dev!  She had to do a power point for school too Hi I’m Devon. I would like to share my story about my […]

Win an Ipad!

Posted by on March 16, 2013 at 3:16 pm

Raise Expectations is running a contest to win a new iPad!   The contest will start Monday March 4th and end April 17th 2013. Enter the contest by sending  in your answer to the question: “How did Sam describe her dad after trying out his new bike in their driveway on his birthday?” from the […]


Posted by on March 11, 2013 at 10:58 am

Here are 2 of Dev’s recent posts on the Science class she is taking now.  I do not change or add the ever need punctuation, it is straight from her Ipad: I loved how my ecology teacher assigned me to be a leader of my group and to be a  teacher to third graders for […]

Memories of September 11, 2001

Posted by on September 13, 2012 at 2:10 pm

In Dev’s History class they were discussing 9/11 events. I love that Dev brings school stuff home. So, we shuffled through some pictures and talked about what she remembered. I think she has more memories of us talking about it, as she had just turned 5 when it happened. We were in Florida at the […]