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A Weekend Recap!

We had such a full weekend with many proud moments, that I just needed to share it with you. Friday morning, our son, Patrick was 1 of 20 to make the 3rd/4th grade spelling bee. When I realized that Patrick was in the top 4 kids who were left, I thought to myself, Wow, he…
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9 Years Already!

Nine years ago today, I became a mom! I gave birth to our son Patrick and will never forget that feeling when the nurse put him in my arms for the first time. Patrick is such a funny, bright, and unique kid. I love how he has his dad’s sense of humor, and my musical…
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A Chilly Morning!

This morning was spent outside bundled up in our “orange” to cheer on our favorite soccer team, The Vipers. It was our first game of the season and it a was windy and cold 47 degrees. During the game the sun came out and did warm it up a tad. The kids had fun. The…
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Every Hair On Your Head

Today, I was home with my son Bennett who was sick. He is my snuggler, my thinker and my questioner. He likes to ask those big questions like Why did God make the sky blue?, When will I get to see Grandma Margaret again (she passed away in Dec 2006)? How come people have to…
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The Birds Are Singing!

My daughter Reagan (age 4) and I are sitting in the living room. The windows are open because it is a beautiful day outside. I just finished painting her fingernails and toenails a pretty pink color. All of a sudden she said, “Mom, the birds are singing! Do you hear them?” The birds had been…
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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Today I express my love for my husband and my children. Without you in my life, my heart would be empty. Thank you for loving me, even when I screw up. Thank you Pat for being a supportive, loving, and hot husband! 🙂 Thank you, also, for being a loving, caring and involved father to…
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Journals

This Christmas I made journals for our boys. I had seen an idea in a magazine about writing notes back and forth to eachother and placing them in their own mailboxes. I liked the idea but didn’t want the space of mailboxes sitting in the house. I had made a journal in a craft at…
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Monday Matters: Week 3

From the book Every Monday Matters: 52 Way to Make A Difference by Matthew Emerzian and Kelly Bozza HAVE AMBER ALERTS SENT TO YOU What if it was your child? Action Steps: 1. Pay attention to Amber Alert signs on the freeway or TV. 2. Sign up to receive Amber Alert text messaging on your…
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The Weekend!

This weekend we were allowed some time away from our children. Every couple needs that a few times a year I think. So, Friday afternoon we made the 1 hour and 45 minute trip up to my parents, dropped the kids off and headed back home. We stopped at Wal-Mart and picked up food for…
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The week of snow and cold!

This week started Sunday night with my middle child running a high fever! Monday he continued to run the fever and started throwing up. School also got out early that day for a snow storm. Then we had a late start on Tuesday and took my son to the Dr (he had strep throat). Wednesday…
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