October 2012

Oct
24
2012

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My husband has been out of town for over a week now, and I have been doing the single-mom gig. And, of course, within 48 hours of him leaving, my youngest was diagnosed with strep. (They always wait till Daddy is gone.)

When the weekend came, we were on lockdown. Three kids and I were shackled to a house for two days. Redbox and Netflix helped, but I needed to take advantage of the opportunity to actually DO something with my munchkinheads. The doctor said that if we could make it the weekend, we’d probably be in the clear as far as the nastiness spreading.

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The shortcoming of brainwashing

October 15, 2012

I had an whoa moment last week that really got me thinking about what is in my control and what is not. I was confiding in a friend who questioned why I was so worried about what my kids thought about me all the time. I said that I wanted my kids to think I […]

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Just like dad

October 5, 2012
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My oldest son was given the assignment of drawing a picture and telling a story about what he wanted to be when he grows up. Most of his 1st grade male classmates held onto the hero themes like police officers and firefighters. I fully expected my son to say he wanted to be a ninja […]

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