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About debrotnguyen

A smitten couple and loving parents in our mid 30s. We have lived in 3 different countries together. We dream of living in a fourth country together after our children grow up. We love long walks in the woods, climbing mountains, fishing, traveling, reading, and being together. David has an MBA and is a financial advisor with Edward Jones. He works hard to better people's lives by helping them with financial knowledge and planning. Lam is primarily a Mom and a wife, but is currently a graduate school student.

My Mom holding me a long, long, long time ago

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Mother’s Day 2020 – Thank you!

Thanks to all for my Mother’s Day cards!! All your beautiful sentiments are wonderful! As I see it, being a mother is a privilege and a lifetime, around-the-clock career. As a full-time mother, I don’t get to go home from … Continue reading

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White Hall House and Estate Garden in Louisville

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Last weekend, we went on an excursion to Louisville to visit White Hall House’ Estate Garden. David and I became interested in gardening last Spring, when we started watching a British gardening show on Netflix. Gardening is a British national … Continue reading

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Our boys spending time together early one morning

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For two siblings who are far apart in age, Jacob and James play remarkably well together. They have tremendous fun together every single day, which animates the house and enlivens the two “old souls” living with them. Together with their … Continue reading

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Our animals enjoy being together

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Laura and Annie like being near each other these days. They also like to be near us. Lately, whenever I do yard work, Laura would stay around near me to keep me company. Yesterday afternoon, David and I were busy … Continue reading

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James beating his “instruments” to rhythm for music assignment

We used our turned-down stainless steel pot as his drum and chopsticks for his drum sticks. Jacob helped us set up the music in his electronic keyboard. As you probably have noticed, his hair has gotten so long, especially at … Continue reading

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Jacob and James doing their school work at home

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They each have their own desks in their rooms, but they like to sit near each other at the dining table while doing school work. James needs to do 30 minutes of maths and 30 minutes of reading each day … Continue reading

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