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Finding the New Normal


Well, like I’ve mentioned before, we’ve been desiring a move out west for quite some time. We relocated to Kansas City almost five years ago, after having lived our entire lives in Southern California. While our time in KC was fraught with challenges and, in some part, failed expectations, we have been able to see lots of good coming from our time there: specifically, three more children, a small handful of good friends, and an appreciation for good BBQ.

Now we’re on to a new chapter of our life. After six months of praying about this specific job, we are moving on. Literally.

And while some things are familiar from our lives in CA years ago, we are moving to an unknown community, a new job, a new home. Couple that with having added a baby to our brood just a short four weeks ago, and we’ve got a whole lotta changes going on.

Time to find the new normal. Stay tuned ’cause the last week has produced plenty of blog fodder.

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  1. Looking forward to reading about your recent adventures. Hope all is well!

  2. Glad to have you back. Looking forward to reading about your adventures.

  3. Mrs. Querido says:

    You are amazing! And you are still sane after all that moving, new baby, new home?? My hat’s off to you!

    Hope you settle down quickly and have lots of nice neighbors :)

    P.S. I am slightly jealous of that warm looking beach…

  4. So great to see all the kids back at the beach! I was just in Avila on Tuesday and thinking about our trip there when there were just two fishboys.
    Have you found a CVS yet?

  5. I am still sane, as far as I can tell. And, yes, I have found my CVS and my Walgreens. Had a great trip to Albertsons and the butcher even offered to scoop the deals for me. His eyes bugged out when I told him about my $400 budget and he was rarin’ to help my cause. How cool is that?

  6. What a beautiful sight — FishKids on a CA beach! I’m so excited to see you soon!

  7. I can’t wait to hear more about your move. Glad y’all made it there safely!

  8. Christina says:

    Good to see you all back on CA soil!

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