My sweet grandkids

On Friday, Maria brought Julia and Rylan here to be babysat, since she and Grant had to work.  She also brought us some goodies from Trader Joe’s in Seattle:

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Julia, age 9, and Rylan, age 7, are growing up tall and lean.  You might be interested to know that racially they are 1/4 Irish, 1/4 Korean, 3/8 Japanese, and 1/8 Chinese (1/4 white and 3/4 Asian):

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Rylan recently won his yellow belt in karate.  He showed me some of his karate moves:

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Julia enjoys her tablet:

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Rylan loves to play Pokémon:

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He and Julia also love to read:

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I don’t always babysit, as my daughter and her husband are school teachers.  When their children are on vacation, they are on vacation, too, because they all belong to the same public school system.  Teaching is a great career for that reason.

The kids will start their new school year on Monday.  Julia will be in fifth grade, and Rylan in second grade.  They are excited and looking forward to it.

6 Responses to “My sweet grandkids”

  1. Olga Says:

    They are beautiful children and, like children do, growing up so fast.

  2. Joanne Noragon Says:

    I suppose their parents are getting ready to return to school. Great snacks.

  3. Christine Says:

    They are beautiful and growing up so fast!

  4. honoluluaunty91 Says:

    Such nice ages, such a nice family!

  5. DeniseinVA Says:

    It is lovely to see them as they grow. They are beautiful grandchildren.

  6. joared Says:

    Grandchildren are special, aren’t they!

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