Pumpkin Carving Time

The neighborhood we live in has decided to celebrate Halloween tonight. So last night we decided to carve our pumpkins.

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When the boys were little we did a variety of pumpkin based art projects over the years. I have a few of them still and use them as Halloween decorations. At 9 and 10 they don’t want to color pumpkins or create paper pumpkins or even carve fake pumpkins. Nope, this year they dove right in and carved their own pumpkins.

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They designed the faces and picked up the pumpkin tools and carved away. I love seeing their creativity. I love seeing them develop more and more independence. I love the fact that they are growing up.

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