Bennett and one of his many lego creations. Tonight I had the rare opportunity to spend over 3 hours with just our middle child. First of all I was thrilled that he chose to spend the evening with me rather than going into town with his dad and siblings. I get one on one time…
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Lessons From Your Child

I recently read the article “Memo to Mommy” in my Parents Magazine. Many of them were lessons I needed to hear and thought some of you might need to as well. These are all lessons as if your child was saying them to you. Stop freaking out about the mess! There’s always time to clean-but…
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Flowers and Daughters

Yesterday I finally had a chance to go outside and work in my flower beds and plant some of the flowers I had bought the week before. My 3 yr old daughter was so excited as she had been asking me every day since we had bought them together when we could plant them. She…
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Always a mom

My husband and I were able to get away for a day 1/2 to Chicago. He had business and I tagged along for a break. I was so excited to have some “me” time and relax and have a break. My wonderful mom, whom I have written about before, came down and stayed with our…
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I received this prayer in an email today… Father in heaven, thank You for making me righteous through the blood of Jesus. I trust that You have a good plan for me, and that You will deliver me out of all affliction. Thank You for Your strength and peace in my life. In Jesus’ Name.…
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How to spot a mom

You know you are a mom when the only bandaid you can find is a Dora the Explorer bandaid! I had a small cut on my finger and the only bandaid I had that would fit and stay on the cut was a Dora bandaid. So, even though I felt a little silly wearing it…
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A Personal Day

One day last week I had the opportunity for 6 hours all to myself. As a stay-at-home mom that doesn’t happen very often. So, I made a list of things I wanted to accomplish with high hopes of getting all of them done. Of course, that didn’t happen, but I did have a full day!…
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