Category Archives: Children

Girls and sparkles

What is it about little girls and sparkles? Even more than certain colors, it seems that little girls gravitate to anything with sparkles. Sparkly dresses, sparkly tights and shoes, sparkle to paint with…and the list goes on. It seems to … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Fatherhood

For whatever reason, I cannot recall, in my younger pre-fatherhood days, thinking about being a father. I think that fatherhood to me was just something that went along with life, with my career, with marrying and ‘settling down,’ whatever that … Continue reading

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The Perfect End to the Perfect Day

‘It does a family good.’ We got back from the Shedd Aquarium in the early afternoon, put the youngest grandkid in bed for a nap, and then chilled for a bit before having a late lunch. MK went to our … Continue reading

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Naptime

Sometimes naps are seamless. If you are a member of the Koerner family and under the age of four, a nap is often something that is fought as if it were a major war that one could not afford to … Continue reading

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Pulling my chain!

The other day I went into the powder room and turned on the lights. The powder room, adjacent to the family room, has just gone through a redo taking it down to the studs and changing out the light fixtures, … Continue reading

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