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Looking for some help here


I was out with my kiddos the other day, when it wasn’t raining, trying again to teach them how to ride a bike. This has been one of the hardest things that I have ever attempted to do in my life. This, I suppose, means one of two things: I’ve lived a sheltered life or … Continue reading

They grow up so fast…


My not so little, little girl, will be turning twelve tomorrow and she had a party today for a sleepover for this evening. Fortunately, all of the girls at the party were not slated for the sleepover because wow, that would have been more fun than I could have handled. God has to be teaching me a … Continue reading

When tree stumps attack


You can only shelter your kids from so much and sometimes, though less gory, real life is horrifying too. Disclaimer: If you have a weak stomach, please stop reading now (Mom, that means you). I told you earlier about our neighborhood cleanup and some of the pitfalls associated with having to orchestrate it. What I failed to … Continue reading

Is there a support group for that?


I wasn’t posting much around the time of the “Great Sledding Tragedy” of winter 2013, so you wouldn’t know that my youngest tried to knock her front teeth clean out of her head, unless you’re a friend of mine on Facebook. Well, apparently my daughter has decided that bashing her teeth against things is the … Continue reading

I want a skateboarding unicorn


My youngest recently brought home a construction-paper masterpiece titled “Skateboarding Unicorn.” My wife and I both agree that this particular creation is a keeper for sure. When you open it up–it’s folded like a book–you have to unfold the unicorn that is attached to the main piece by his tail alone.  Very cute. Apparently, you … Continue reading

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