Category Archives: family time

Happy Birthday Dear Nana

For my entire life, at least, my nana was not known for her flexibility, her relaxed nature, or grace when she happened to be wrong. She was stubborn, liked things done a certain way, and didn’t mind letting you know. … Continue reading

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What’s for Dinner?

It’s the all important dinner time. You know, when the three “AND A HALF!” year old gets to assert all kinds of independence when three seconds before he needed your help to find the pencil on the table sitting directly … Continue reading

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Thrown Under the Bus

It’s happened to the best of us-something we have done comes back to bite us. (And I’m not talking about the five month old teething babe that we made that is now biting…that’s another story.) And when that happens, sometimes … Continue reading

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Summer School (Who says you don’t learn during the summer?)

Summer to me is endless hours in an icy pool under the burning sun with either me or my brother yelling, “STOP MAKING WAVES!” (and consequently either my brother or me making waves), burning my feet on the concrete searching … Continue reading

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A Mama’s Letter to Santa

Dear Santa, I really appreciate everything you have done for me and given to me every Christmas holiday season. I have had some incredible Christmas morning surprises! The Strawberry Shortcake House~man I loved that thing-and I really appreciate all the … Continue reading

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