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About Lauren

Lauren Sommerer is a preschool teacher who likes to build prototypes, grow cats, cook things once, save money, reduce, reuse and recycle.

Ugh.

February 16, 2017

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I am leery of complaining because it makes my mom worry, so mom – don’t worry. I’m just venting. We are closed at the center tomorrow because so many of our staff are sick. CLOSED. We have never closed due to illness, but we have gone two weeks and two days with at least two […]

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He was so sad.

February 15, 2017

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I have a boy. *sigh* He is a bit of a mess. I love him ever so much, but he is a lot of personality in a big body and he has such a difficult time holding still. EVER. Anyway, little things like this make me love him more, and almost make his exasperating behavior […]

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Happy Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2017

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I hope you had a good one. We have several staff sick and a few children who got sick throughout the day. Despite that, it was actually a pretty good day. We had our Love Songs concert in the evening, and even though we were short-handed, it went well and the parents and grandparents were […]

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Hooray!

February 13, 2017

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One of the dads at the center donated a couple of laptops from his company. They were destined for the trash, can you believe it? What a blessing! I am most excited because I am kind of trapped in my room all day but there are some things that I need to do on a […]

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Soap Opera City

February 12, 2017

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Lloyd’s latest binge watching involves Smallville, or as I like to call it, “superhero soap opera”. It is awful. It’s like Dawson’s Creak with flying and aliens. Wait, I couldn’t stomach Dawson’s Creek, either. The worst part is that I’m powerless to avoid television when it’s on. I’m such a spineless wimp. How many seasons […]

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Saving my bacon.

February 11, 2017

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When I first started to dye the panels, I was using a regular spray bottle, and it takes for-ev-er to do a panel that way. I ordered a half-gallon pressurized hand sprayer from Home Depot and Lloyd picked it up. It’s not perfect – I have to go back and touch up with the hand-pump […]

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