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Parenting

Why does parenting often result in that crushing, insides crumbling kind of feeling? Jacob starts 1st grade on Monday. Since they have half day Kindergarten, he will soon be heading to school from 9am-4pm… seems like an eternity to me! Conversation today as we were heading to the mall: Jacob: “Mom, is today a special […]

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Remember Us?

When I was in the 4th grade, I have a very clear memory of finding my baby book and opening it up only to find a hospital bracelet, a lock of hair and a few miscellaneous notes about my birth weight and length. As the youngest of five kids, I felt like I had been […]

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Remember this!

I need to get some pictures posted, but it will have to wait. For now, I’m just going to post a few things that have happened in the past few days that I want to remember. Tomorrow, I’ll post pictures of Christmas and various other things that have happened around the homestead.  First off, Kelly  […]

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Hugs are still cool

I’m having a weepy, emotional kind of day. (Yes, mom, it’s that time of the month). Jacob’s last day of preschool before the holiday break was today. It dawned on me that preschool is now officially half way over and we are that much closer to Kindergarten. Jacob’s ready for Kindergarten… I know he’ll love […]

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Somebody please smack me!

I’m looking for some help from all of you. The next time you hear me talking about maybe having another child, please sit me down, smack me a few times, and remind me of this day. Today has been one of those days… you know… one of those day’s where you hope that no one […]

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Mommy Brain

After searching and searching all morning for my camera, I just found my camera in the refrigerator and the cream cheese where I keep the camera, up by my desk. It’s official… I’m losing it! My friends call this “Mommy Brain” which is connected to losing brain cells after you have children. Sure… I’ll say […]

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When I grow up…

The kids and I were out this afternoon at a local grocery store. We were happily going along doing our grocery shopping when Jacob all of a sudden noticed someone painting a new display on the front of the store windows. It really was fascinating to watch, but I didn’t realize we’d have to drop […]

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