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Bakersfield, CA, United States
Hans was a busy, happy, sweet and fearless three year old when he was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma. He fought his disease like a "gladiator" for nearly 6 years. Hans was an animal lover to his core. He was 'guarded' at home by his three cats, Black, Orange and Cotton. He also had his Golden Retriever, Honey, to keep him company. Hans enjoyed swimming, biking, gardening, grilling (he had his very own grill!), horseback riding, playing video games, building Legos, and flipping between Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network and Animal Planet. Hans loved all members of his family and he was a loyal friend. He had to go through a lot of treatment in his life. But Hans powered through it. His attitude was let's get this done! His motivation was always to get back home, to his family, pets, favorite foods and pool.

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Homework "Genius"!

I just have some fun news to report. We have done a 180 on homework around here. Hans went from protesting any form of homework in the form of fit throwing tantrums, to going to the cupboard looking for more! I am loving this 180! Hans now says his homework is easy for him because he's a genius. Whatever it takes. I'll serve him his homework on a silver platter. I just want him to keep up.

I am thankful for Mrs. Parker's amazing diligence. We are benefiting from an extremely gifted and dedicated teacher. She is showing Hans all the care that she shows her classroom students. Our Homebound teachers are all stellar as well...seriously, pinch me! Our Ms. Kathy is going to be out for a total knee replacement until the new year. Poor thing - I can't help but cringe every time I think of her surgery. We are getting an excellent sub while she's recovering.

Hans is burning through several days of math and science this afternoon...right there from his comfy chair, with his food tray and his favorite shows in the back ground, but I guess there are a lot of different ways to learn, huh?


Anonymous said...

Cool! Uncle Michael is jealous of Hans snack tray :)

Love and hugs,
Aunt Holly and Uncle Michael

Anonymous said...


The SNACKS are a great BONUS!!!

Aunt Susy

P.S. I WILL share this will my third grade students, too!