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Days sans kids

Had a couple of days without the kids. It was strange. But it was nice to reconnect with my husband and talk about things other than whether the kids can play video games or not. We rarely talk about important … Continue reading

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Maybe this is the year…

Maybe this year I’ll finally become the outdoorsy type. I loved getting dirty planting. My boys loved playing in the dirt pile, and my husband loved building the raised bed box for me. It was a win all around. I … Continue reading

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Older boy

My boy is growing up. My older son (who’s only 8 mind you) told me that he doesn’t want me to come in and wake him up anymore, he wants his own alarm clock. So, off I trotted to the … Continue reading

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Meditations on patience and teaching

My son took a field trip yesterday to a place that teaches children how to cook. I have to admit that I’ve been less than great about that at home. Half the time when he wants to help I’m trying … Continue reading

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School days

Parent/teacher conferences today at my kids’ s school. It was nice to hear wonderful things about my kids. The older one’s teacher showed me some of his schoolwork. One of the things she showed me was a page where he … Continue reading

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