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Yesterday was my daughter’s birthday. How wonderful these past 6 years have been now that Little-Love is in the world. But like all holidays since finding out the news: I was dreading her birthday. Mostly because my sweet girl just … Continue reading

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Proverbs 28:13 “Whoever conceals his transgressions will not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes them will obtain mercy. “

SO… Yesterday I got a text from a friend that read: “[Cyclone] broke his wrist?!?” My response was of course: “No. Why?” But before her reply text was received I had a feeling I already knew.  This same friend’s son … Continue reading

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The unnoticed love

I sometimes want to take a running tab of all the random chores I do around the house that no one will ever know about. Things like cleaning the inside of the washing machine.  Who knew that had to happen? … Continue reading

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“If you have never been hated by your child, you have never been a parent.” ― Bette Davis

Last night was rough, my kids didn’t actually go to bed screaming, but it was by the skin on our teeth. I cried. Parenting is hard. Then this morning started the same way that yesterday ended. And I cried. Guys, … Continue reading

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Magic-Glove, a thumb-sucking update…

My girl is a rockstar! She is handling this effort to break her thumb-habit like a champ. We settled on a fingerless glove as our method and, other then bath-time and swimming, she hasn’t taken it off yet. It’s been … Continue reading

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chill your inner monster out…

Yesterday was an exciting day for us: It was my children’s first ever swimming lessons. This is a big deal because I taught swimming throughout high school, so I have refused to pay anyone else to teach my kids. Until … Continue reading

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