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The Girly-Girl and her FROG.

The Girly-Girl and her FROG.

Poor Frog.

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Spring Portraits

Spring Portraits

I bribed my children to take a few pictures this morning.  Yes, I said bribed.  I’m not above bribing my children.  :)

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Broken

Broken

Do you ever feel like your life is fine one day, and the next that it’s in a million pieces?  I’m having one of those days.  We’ve had a rough adjustment getting back to “normal” this week.  The girls have half-heartedly done school, mostly because I have not been as organized as usual myself.  I’m […]

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Two Things

I know that my posts have been few and far between lately………Mama Tutu and my hubs have been getting on to me about that!  There is a good reason, although I won’t share that today.  There are two things that I would like to share………. First, this morning was like most other Sunday mornings.  I […]

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"Farkles"

"Farkles"

My youngest calls freckles “farkles”. I hope she never says it correctly. But the time will come when she will…  *sigh* But these… these will likely never fade. My sweet baby’s “farkles”.

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Train up a Child

Train up a Child

The academic education of my children is very important to me.  It’s one of the reasons we have chosen to school at home, so that we can educate them and watch them soar to heights not bound by classroom walls.  But another reason, one even more important, is our job as parents to have more control […]

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Life with Two Toddlers: A Photo-Journal

Life with Two Toddlers: A Photo-Journal

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Lessons from Exodus

So… the whole patience thing.  I screwed up.  Again. Yesterday, one day after my renewed commitment to do better, I failed to control my temper and yelled at my sweet girl.  (Who I had TOLD I needed a quiet time, and who was disobeying by ignoring me, and who then spilled a drink all over […]

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A Renewed Commitment

I have a tendency to be a tad perfectionistic.  I like things a certain way.  Orderly.  Maybe to a fault.  Once Mama Train made fun of me because I told her my kids couldn’t play with their toys properly if they weren’t organized correctly. Some of you who know me and have seen my house […]

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Game Review: Pick & Draw

Game Review: Pick & Draw

One of my girls got this Pick & Draw game as a stocking stuffer this year. It’s a drawing game (obviously), with the basic premise that you draw cards depicting each part of the face:  face, nose, eyes, mouth & hair (in that order), and draw a face using all those parts.  Each time gives […]

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