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It's a sock and underwear Christmas!

Posted on December 3, 2010 at 9:44 AM Comments comments (0)


Sorry about falling off the blog wagon, I have been busy! Ok Ok not busy just lazy. I just took a needed break. But here is the latest thoughts I have.



What do you do when your kids have ev...

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Meet The Gav

Posted on October 14, 2010 at 2:46 PM Comments comments (0)

This is my 6-year-old-mos. (my other son)


     Gavin is a high flyin' kid that has no fear. No fear of anything. He...

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To those I love, Thank you.

Posted on October 11, 2010 at 10:16 AM Comments comments (0)

    On my fridge I have a magnet that reads. “The bond that links your true family is not one of blood, but of respect and joy in each other’s life.” ~ Richard Bach.

Now usually, I would go into all the information I know about Mr. Bach. I like to know who I am quoting. In this case, though, I am just going to enjoy his words. We have a mixed up family, kids, parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles, cousins, etc....

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Ugh Mom! Family Chores

Posted on October 6, 2010 at 1:17 PM Comments comments (0)

      Family is the key word here. You can’t do it all by myself. You should not be expected to do it all. Jason and Ann Cowan’s goal is to raise children that will grow into self- sufficient adults. House work falls under this category.

     Parents of four boys; ages 7 months, 6 years, 10 years and 15 years old, The Cowan’s have faced many challenges in fin...

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Challenge #1

Posted on October 4, 2010 at 11:06 AM Comments comments (0)

     Remember the days when you made time for each other, you could go to a movie, eat dinner, relax with each other. It seems that we forget how to make time for each other. I am a stay at home mom, wife, housekeeper, taxi driver, etc., that used to work. I know both sides of the story. And both sides have the same problem. There...

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