January - Philip started his last semester of graduate school, began taking the CPA exams.
February - Celebrated our 6 year anniversary.
March - Shared the news we'd be blessed with a new family member in October.
April - Philip half-way through CPA exams. I completed final semester of graduate coursework for my post-Master's certificate for family nurse practitioner.
May - Philip graduates with Master's in Accounting. Annie finishes first year of ballet & has mastered skipping. I quit my job as a clinical educator & begin an education leave of absence to complete my practicum & do clinical hours full-time through the summer. Found out we'd be adding a boy into our family.
June - Philip finds out he has passed all of his CPA exams. Family vacation in Colorado. Family trip to St. Louis.
July - I completed the post-Master's certificate Family Nurse Practitioner program through Texas Tech. Begin working at Stillwater Primary Care.
August - Philip goes to work for EY. Annie starts pre-school. I pass my Family Nurse Practitioner certification exam.
September - Annie begins her second year of ballet.
October - Welcome Denver.
November - Annie celebrates her fourth birthday. Denver's first Thanksgiving.
December - Annie participates in her school Christmas program. Our first Christmas as a family of four.
What a fantastic year it has been! Plans & goals that we had been working on since before we were married were completed & realized. God has been with us every step of the way & blessed us beyond measure. Looking forward to what he has in store for us in 2014.