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Have you ever had an unexpected moment that brought a story to life for you? Hearing a tale is one thing, but experiencing it is something else entirely. Yesterday a simple craft in my son’s classroom made a huge connection with me.

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Twas the Night Before Christmas–For Moms

December 23, 2011
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Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the land, All the mommies were hoping kids would sleep on demand. I tucked mine in bed with love and with care, Each one a reminder of the gray in my hair. The children were squirming like worms in their beds, With images of DSs filling their […]

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Operation LeapPad: Fulfilled

December 14, 2011
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The week before Thanksgiving my husband and I took our kids to the store so they could make their Christmas wish list. They each created their lists and my youngest got his hands on the newest in the LeapFrog line: a LeapPad Explorer. I loved the product, and since there was a stack of about […]

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Hitting the pause button

December 6, 2011
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Life has gotten busy lately. Between homework, school programs, seasonal activities, my husband’s work, family obligations, and my writing… I have been just a touch overwhelmed. Rather than griping and moaning about how another Christmas passed me by, I decided to seize the opportunity and make a change. I hit the pause button. I have […]

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Holiday blahs and a fresh perspective

November 15, 2011
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It hit me today that I have what I can only describe as the holiday blahs. I’m not depressed…  just not real excited about anything. I feel like I am just going through the motions and doing what needs to be done, but I don’t have a whole lot of umph right now. I don’t […]

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