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The struggle is (still) real

Work/Life balance, if there is such a thing, is a topic for many blogs. When you throw in only having kids half of the time, it adds a wrinkle. This week, for example, we have the kids on Wednesday and Thursday … Continue reading

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A Resolution for Fun

I am not a permissive parent. You probably could guess that about me. There aren’t a lot of sweets, the kids pick up after themselves, and bedtime is a pretty regular routine. Even though I am glad for the routine … Continue reading

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Feeding the Hungry

I saw this great idea for a Reverse Advent routine, where instead of opening a little gift in anticipation of Christmas, you donate a food item from your pantry every day. You gather them into a box and then donate to … Continue reading

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Meet Fergus

Though Fergus has been a member of our family for a few months, I haven’t shared the story of how he arrived.  Tim had long been ready to add a furry member to our family, but I was reluctant. I … Continue reading

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Birthday Reflections

Last week, I celebrated my 37th birthday. My nieces made me these super special cards: Tim and the kids made me feel incredibly special over the span of several days. And though I cherish the beautiful flowers, jewelry, desserts, and gifts they … Continue reading

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But if you WANT Legos…

While practicing sight words this week, Yoseph struggled with the difference between “went” and “want”. His Gammy, Tim’s mom Dolly, suggested the following sentence as he was trying to sound out “want”. “I WENT to the store because I ____ … Continue reading

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God Cares About Legos

No, seriously. He does. God cares about Legos. At the beginning of July, I ordered a pack of Lego “guys” for each of the kids as a surprise. Avengers for Yoseph, Disney princesses for Ana. Yo’s arrived early but Ana’s … Continue reading

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