Posted by: traceyhanson | October 8, 2008

Find Your Wings

Hello from our new digs. Everything went as smooth as a move could. A big thanks to my parents for all their help and keeping me sane. 

It’s nice and quiet out here and I think I’m going to like the community. We have a nice patio and I can watch the sunrise every morning. 

I went for a run to check out the neighborhood. It felt a little “Leave it to Beaver-ish” with all the kids walking home from school, football practice going on, neighbors talking to each other etc. It was a nice safe feeling.

Anyway…..I’ll update more soon. Twins are doing good. They have adjusted well. Above is the most recent picture of them from this weekend. They are talking (Ooooo, goooo, boooo-ing) a lot and love to smile. They are getting on a great sleep schedule through the night which I especially love! They are developing their personalities and becoming little people. It’s so much fun.

This is the song my brother sang at the twins baptism…..They were baptized on August 24, 2008 at Brookfield Lutheran Church. 
Find Your Wings by Mark Harris:

It’s only for a moment you are mine to hold 
The plans that heaven has for you 
Will all too soon unfold 
So many different prayers I’ll pray 
For all that you might do 
But most of all I’ll want to know 
You’re walking in the truth 
And If I never told you 
I want you to know 
As I watch you grow 

I pray that God would fill your heart with dreams 
And that faith gives you the courage 
To dare to do great things 
I’m here for you whatever this life brings 
So let my love give you roots 
And help you find your wings 

May passion be the wind 
That leads you through your days 
And may conviction keep you strong 
Guide you on your way 
May there be many moments 
That make your life so sweet 
Oh, but more than memories 


It’s not living if you don’t reach for the sky 
I’ll have tears as you take off 
But I’ll cheer as you fly 



  1. Congratulations on your new home. I’m so happy for you guys! The twins look great! – Megan Schrader

  2. LOL. I love how you think the “north shore” is the burbs–you must think Germantown is in the boonies! 😉Enjoy the Leave It To Beaver-ishness. You’ll appreciate it since you have the kiddos!

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