The ongoing blog of the Tomchak family, in Wheaton IL USA

Pumpkin Picking 2014

Pumpkin Picking 2014

By on October 27, 2014 in iPhone, Photo Post with 0 Comments

Some photos from our 2014 Pumpkin Picking trip. The last time we went the boys were a lot younger and Sydney had yet to see the light of day. The rest can be found on SmugMug.

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Beautiful Sydney

Beautiful Sydney

By on September 27, 2014 in iPhone, Photo Post with 0 Comments

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Maximus vs The Pencil

Maximus vs The Pencil

By on September 23, 2014 in iPhone, Photo Post, Text Post with 0 Comments

At 2:30 today I was the fortunate recipient of a phone call from the nurse at Lowell Elementary in Wheaton, telling me that Max got the bad end of a fight with a pencil. He had stuck a pencil into his ear canal and when he pulled it out it was pretty bloody. My guess […]

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[External Link] – Pursue medical treatment for autism, ADHD, and other neuroimmune diseases

[External Link] – Pursue medical treatment for autism, ADHD, and other neuroimmune diseases

By on August 26, 2014 in External Link, Text Post with 0 Comments

A Worldwide Medical Crisis Autism was once so rare that it did not have a name. The renowned American psychiatrist Dr. Leo Kanner described autism in a 1943 paper based on observations of 11 children. For several decades afterwards, autism was thought to afflict 4 or 5 out of every 10,000 children. Over the past […]

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Tooth Fairy – Andrew’s Note

Tooth Fairy – Andrew’s Note

By on August 2, 2014 in iPhone, Photo Post with 0 Comments

It’s so refreshing how honest and simple kids can be. No games, no trying to dress up the message – they just get right to the point.  

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Spring Concerts 2014 -Sydney

Spring Concerts 2014 -Sydney

By on June 7, 2014 in Video Post with 0 Comments

Seems like the Wizard of Oz is inescapable this year for me!  Sydney was the tornado this year. It’s not a leading part but she gave it all she had!  

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Spring Concerts 2014 -Andrew

Spring Concerts 2014 -Andrew

By on June 2, 2014 in Text Post, Video Post with 0 Comments

I’m so proud of all of our kids, and I especially admire how confident they are in themselves. I don’t remember being as outgoing as our kids are when I was their age. So when I was watching Andrew perform at his school it really amazed me how much he just puts himself out there. […]

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Spring Concerts 2014 – Maximus

Spring Concerts 2014 – Maximus

By on May 30, 2014 in Video Post with 0 Comments

Max has come such a long way in so many different ways. During the winter concert of  Kindergarden Max was nervous and scared and started crying during the show. He didn’t really sing at all and looked like he just hated the whole experience. It was heartbreaking to see as his father. I was there […]

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Memorial Day Weekend, Detroit

Memorial Day Weekend, Detroit

By on May 16, 2014 in Photo Post with 0 Comments

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Happy Mothers Day Mom and Grand-mom

Happy Mothers Day Mom and Grand-mom

By on May 11, 2014 in Photo Post, Text Post with 0 Comments

Today on this specialist of days I think about how much I miss both my mother and grandmother. My mom because it has been more than 6 months since I’ve been back to Detroit to see my family (thanks crappy global warming winter) but it feels like years, and my grandmother who passed on years […]

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