We survived another ResLife fall training!

We survived another ResLife fall training!

Our family survived another ResLife fall training! I am relieved to say that we are now finished with fall training, the period of time in which we see Hubster for about 10 minutes per day. In university housing/residence life, student staff return in August and undergo intensive training before students move in to the residence halls and begin the fall semester. If there are new professional staff members, there is additional training for professional staff before the student staff training begins. Having been a student staff member, I can tell you that the training hours are long, but also filled with fun staff bonding. As the wife of a housing professional, I can tell you that I loathe training every year because I only see my spouse when he gets up in the morning and heads out the door…because I’m always asleep by the time he gets home at like midnight or 2am.

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Summer in Door County

Summer in Door County

Wine, beaches, quaint towns, orchards and cherries…summer in Door County allows us to unplug and welcome a slower pace. Hubster and I take an annual vacation together to reconnect, away from the demands of special needs parenting. We chose a quaint cottage on the shore of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin, for this year’s summer vacation. The first thing I noticed when we arrived to our cottage was the sound of the waves lapping against the rocky shore.

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How many dates before you go?

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Have you ever wondered, how many dates before you go #2 in your significant other’s bathroom? In my opinion, there’s a hard and fast rule that you just don’t do it unless you have no choice. Maybe when things get serious, you can revisit that thought. There are logistics involved, too. Where is this bathroom in relation to wherever your person is sitting? How are the acoustics? Is there a fan? Spray? Does the spray smell too obviously spray-like? There is a lot at stake here before you can, “enjoy the go.”

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Fun at the Green Bay Packers Training Camp

Baby Jo at Packers Training Camp

Some people travel across the country to attend the Green Bay Packers training camp. We’re pretty lucky that we don’t need to go too far to see it, especially with small children who have very short attention spans! We stopped by the Don Hutson Center to check out Packers training camp for the first time. What a cool experience!

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Crushing 10k Goals!

Kristin and Hubster Bellin 10k 2015

Hubster and I completed our first 10k this time last year. It was such a cool race with a strong community vibe, so we decided to make it an annual event. That was my first race that was longer than a 5k and it was tough. I remember feeling like I wasn’t going to make it during mile 5 last year! This year, we arrived with two half marathons under our belt – and I was 30 pounds lighter. SCORE.

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Staying Connected

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Every year, Hubster and I go on a kids-free vacation together. With the stress of two young children, autism, and our work schedules, we find ourselves looking so forward to that annual time as a couple. Staying connected is so important.

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