Monthly Archives: December 2014

How I make my kids cringe

There are certain topics of conversation I find rather…uncomfortable. I was party to a Skype exchange between Star Child, Gladys Mae and Boy 4 last night. They were playing long-distance truth or dare. It was, um, interesting. Some of the … Continue reading

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Call me Scrooge

I admit it. I feel much like Scrooge–the pre-ghostly-visitation version of him–this year.  Part of my attitude, is, I am sure, the emotional dross that has surfaced in the last few weeks. Another part of my attitude stems from the … Continue reading

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Mindset

I have been thinking a lot about mindset lately. There are several areas in my life where my mindset has changed, where the established opinions and thought patterns of my mind and heart have been altered.  God has shown me … Continue reading

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On Mourning Loss

Today is an anniversary of sorts.  It isn’t a day that would be special to anyone else.  Today is the day that the baby we lost 7 1/2  years ago would have been “due”.  I have never really been sad on the … Continue reading

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Parenting crossroad

The Handy Man and I are in an elite group of parents. We have children spanning 22 years, which means that while we are reading nursery rhymes and teaching our younger kids to read, we are also trying to encourage … Continue reading

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Why I love that man

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THM update

I have been following the Trim Healthy Mama way of eating for almost nine months now.  I love the food freedom–just knowing that even if I mess up, I can begin again in three hours,  has been such a freeing … Continue reading

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