The Alburn Family

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   Sep 06

Back to School

I’m back in the crazy fun workforce tomorrow… probably won’t be seeing a whole lot of me on here!  Happy September!

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   Nov 26


I conquered my first day back at work! Overall it was a great day. Dropped off the little darling at the babysitter’s house and I was able to start at work nice and early. The day started slow and I felt scattered, like it was all a dream. Soon the pace picked up and the […]

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   Nov 14

Vocal vibes

Another fantastic day today! I seem to be losing my voice – I’m definitely not used to doing so much talking in one day. It’s a bit more challenging to get through the many explanations and introductions without much of a voice. “We are hard pressed on every side, but not crushed; perplexed, but not […]

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   Nov 12

off to bed…

Whew! What a tiring day. It started at 5:00 this morning and I’ve been constantly busy since then. I don’t know how working moms do it! One thing that is going great at home is our share of responsibilities. My husband graciously has cooked the meals at our house for the last week or so. […]

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   Nov 11

Career mommy

I’m going in to work in my classroom tomorrow. Tuesday will be my first day back to teaching. I’ve looked forward to — and dreaded — this day for many weeks. I am not sure what to expect. I know I will get through it one day at a time, and so will my family. […]

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   Mar 08

squirrel, bird, or godzilla?

My English students have been giving speeches this week, and this morning we had a rather interesting interruption! While one boy gave his speech on the life of some professional football player, a skittering running creature made its way above our ceiling. I got the heebie-jeebies listening to the claws scratch along each tile, and […]

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