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A Kinda Sad (But Also Happy) 1st Birthday

I know birthdays are supposed to be happy, but I couldn’t help feel a little sad about Delta’s 1st birthday last week. This beautiful blue-eyed girl is our last baby. I know from experience how fast it goes by. So I thought I could slow down and enjoy this time more. It still feels like… Continue reading A Kinda Sad (But Also Happy) 1st Birthday

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It’s Been a Hard Pregnancy, But. . .

I was in decent shape and in great health when I found out I was pregnant with our third baby. Naively, I thought this would make for an easy pregnancy. I know it could be worse, but I have struggled – and struggled hard – this time around. I was sick well into my second… Continue reading It’s Been a Hard Pregnancy, But. . .

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Our Best Mom Fails

At first, “best” mom fails may seem like a contradiction. “Mom fails” are something we as moms could have done better at, but, thankfully, nobody ended up badly hurt. I mean we can’t be at the top of our game 100% of the time, right? I think it’s important to not share only our successes. Besides… Continue reading Our Best Mom Fails

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Don’t Wake Cat!

My 5 year old son is a persistent inventor. He doesn’t tell us his plans upfront. He comes to ask for help with 100 small tasks that eventually get bigger and bigger and bigger. Then right when he is about to get in trouble for something, like climbing the counters to get to the scissors,… Continue reading Don’t Wake Cat!

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And Remember, Watch out for Witches.

My 3 year old daughter is a talker. I mean she tells you how it is and what she wants non-stop. All. Day. Long. She started this thing a few weeks ago where she would tell me something in a normal tone and then unrelated add very seriously “and remember, watch out for witches.”  … Continue reading And Remember, Watch out for Witches.

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Remind me not to do THIS again.

Do you ever bite off more than you can chew? And then do it again? I am a full time working mom. Every so often I get this idea in my head that I can do some sort of side gig for extra money. Here’s how that has worked out and what I’ve learned. My… Continue reading Remind me not to do THIS again.

Week in Review

Week in Review 5/26/17

I hope everyone had a great week. Thanks for checking out my weekly series, Week in Review, posted every Friday. Enjoy a recap of how the week went down and tell me about yours. 1) What’s gotten my attention this week? The Pioneer Library System. I take my kids to the library. We play there. We read books… Continue reading Week in Review 5/26/17