rainy days

july 2029
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(Holmes Household Profile)
Chris Holmes (41 years), Emma (38 years), Chaz (14 years), Evan (6 years), Dax (6 years)

narrated by: Chaz

Dad’s been working over-time lately, he’s been trying to save for a vacation to the Cascade Mountains. It seems like everyone I know goes up there for a quick weekend, some of my classmates even own property there, but we have never been. Dad loves to camp, though Mom is not a fan at all. I almost think that she’s not saving that hard because she doesn’t want to stay in a tent.

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progressive days

june 2026
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Erin Louie (33 years), Bethany (29 years), Logan (9 years), Mallory (6 years)

narrated by: Erin

I live in a household of children, when I ask Bethany to help pick up dishes, she always acts like a put-out teenager.

When I ask Mallory to lend a hand with picking up her toys, she throws a tantrum.

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repeat offender

june 2024
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Chris Holmes (36 years), Emma (33 years), Chaz (9 years), Evan (1 year), Dax (1 year)

narrated by: Emma

The twins turned one, and it had been the most difficult year of my life. I celebrated with Chris, the husband I hadn’t been intimate with more than a handful of times since the twins arrived, and spent evenings with even less. But then, I realized that the one year mark didn’t really change anything. Suddenly the twins were climbing out of beds, and I was waking up to find Evan sleeping on my bedroom floor.

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brick wall

november 2023
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Colin Traver (28 years), Logan (6 years), Mallory (3 years)

narrated by: Colin

I have been able to avoid having the kids at my apartment since the split, but Erin put a knife in that with one of her manipulating ways where she comes out the victim. Slayground Games is coming out with a new game for the holiday season and has a launch party. Something we would have gotten a sitter for if we were still in a relationship. That is a perk that I do miss, having a toddler with a dirty diaper is not.

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crazed with fever

june 2023
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(Krouse Household Profile)
Marshal Krouse (34 years), Lorelei (30 years)

narrated by: Lorelei

I decided now was the time to remodel The Red Mill; I hadn’t changed a single thing including staff since I took over the restaurant. Marshal wasn’t as interested in this venture, as it required a hefty $25,000 loan from start to finish. He wanted to be buying a new house at this point, and moving towards having a baby, but I’ve put all that on the backburner with my loan.

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My Everything (Browning – Traver Wedding)

may 2023
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Luca Traver (28 years), Nadia (27 years), Kai (7 years)

The guests were arriving, the skies were clear with the sound of baby birds nesting far above in the ancient trees. Nadia was no longer concerned about what guests had arrived, and if there would be enough cake for everyone, she could only live in this moment. It felt that they’d worked towards this for years, from Luca first pining for her, and Lorelei had tried being a wingman. Yet it seemed surreal.

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