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Annnnd, now we’re crying. Awesome.

From Jared via IM this morning: “I showed your video to Brenda and meika then they started clicking on your other videos and apparently there is a video of me doing the hoky poky…….” From me to Jared via IM … Continue reading

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When your kids are old enough to want you gone.

This is the third year in a row that I’ve shipped my two children off to their grandparents for part of their summer vacation.  Although this will be their longest trip yet, it will probably be the easiest.  On them. … Continue reading

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The littlest hard parts

If you ask the grown ups what’s new, what they’ve been up to, the answer is usually some version of “not much” or “same ol’, same ol’”. You don’t even have to ask the kids. All you have to do … Continue reading

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Bragging About My Kids

Tuesday is the last day of school here. Emma will have finished her first official year in the system as a preschooler, and they celebrated with an official preschool graduation ceremony on Friday.  Preschool graduation ceremonies, like elementary and middle … Continue reading

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I’m In The Mood

I am absolutely over the moon that today is Christmas Eve. Jared and I both have to work today, but tonight we’ll go to church with the kids and Hilly.  After church, we’ll come home to have chilli and appetizers, … Continue reading

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Ten.

As of about two o’clock this morning, I am officially the mother of a ten year old. Ten. One Zero. It now takes two whole digits to accurately describe him.  Or rather, his age.  It obviously takes more than mere … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Pictures And Why Mommy Blogging Is Easy.

Do you know why there are so many mommy blogs? Because it’s easy. If you have kids, you can throw up pictures from pretty much any day of your life and be like “LOOK!  I POSTED!  SPECIAL MOMENTS WITH MY … Continue reading

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Experts Agree: Tuesday is the new Monday when it comes to weekend recaps.

When I fall behind on work stuff, my tendency is to push life aside and throw myself into getting “caught up”.  I can’t stand the idea of letting people down or just barely making a deadline or meeting only the … Continue reading

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Cool and Uncool.

Things That Are Not Cool: >> Having both of your children sick at the same time. >> Waking up in the middle of the night to find one of your children throwing up in your bed.  On your sheets. >> … Continue reading

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The Halloween That Almost Wasn’t

Two weeks ago, I dragged two three children to the grocery store for our weekly shopping trip. After they had endured more time than anyone should ever have to endure in a Wal-Mart, I took them to the nearby party … Continue reading

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