A Little Monday Inspiration

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A Little Monday Inspiration

Source I’ve got a theory that if you give 100% all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end. Larry Bird, former NBA basketball player We are constantly telling our kids…  “Always do your best.  As long as you give your best, all of the time, we will never be disappointed in…

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Are You A Debbie Macomber Fan?

I have been chosen as a Debbie Macomber Fan Ambassador.  So, if you are a fan of her books or movies, stay tuned.  I will be getting first dibs on anything Debbie Macomber.  I will be getting first hand information about events, new books, movies, and behind-the-scenes details and I will be sharing that right…

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Book Review: 10,000 Babies By Silvio Aladjem M.D.

10,000 BABIES MY LIFE IN THE DELIVERY ROOM By:  Silvio Aladjem M.D. Published: March 1, 2013 This book is a compilation of stories from Dr Aladjem’s years of  practice as a Fetal Medicine Specialist.  His stories contain antidotes of patients from their prenatal visits all the way through delivery.  There are stories that will make…

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A Little Monday Inspiration

After my post last week, (find it HERE)  I wanted to find a way to remind myself of that post.   I needed the inspiration for myself and I thought some of you might as well.   So, I asked my son, Patrick, to create this graphic for me and I think he did a…

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Happy Birthday Benny!

Yesterday our middle child turned 12.  I remember going into labor with him like it was yesterday.  For some reason, his sticks in my mind the most.  I remember it was one of the hottest weeks of the summer with several 100 degree days.  Since I had a 1 year old to try to keep…

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Book Review: Firebug By Daniel Berenson

FIREBUG By: Daniel Berenson Published:  December 16, 2012 eBook only This book came to me through a request from the author.  After reading the synopsis and since I have two sons near the age of the boys in the novel, I decided to give it a shot. FIREBUG tells the story of Curtis and Bobby,…

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A Little Monday Inspiration and An Update

photo courtesy of guidance.fidelity.com “Progress is rarely a straight line.  There are always bumps in the road, but you can make the choice to keep looking ahead. “ Kara Goucher, American long-distance runner In the first 6 months of the year I have ran/walked a total of 64.72 miles.  I know to a great many…

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Book Review: And the Mountains Echoed By Khaled Hosseini

AND THE MOUNTAINS ECHOED By:  Khaled Hosseini Published:  May 21, 2013 Hosseini has kept us waiting six years for another of his masterpieces and though the wait was long, it was worth it.  He does not disappoint with his newest novel…really more a work of great literature.  If you read his other books, THE KITE…

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Scenes from Our Summer

Our summer is half over already.  It seems like we have barely started.  But the kids have been kept pretty busy with baseball, basketball camps, jump rope camp, show choir camp, discovery camp and swimming lessons.  They have also had some down time at the pool, jumping on the trampoline and of course, hanging out…

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