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While On Vacation

On Tuesday John will start kindergarten. Full day, every day. Sarah will be in first, Violet in fourth. And they’ll all be in the same school. All day, every day. Which means, I’m home, alone. Alone. I thought I was going to be all, “Woohooo!! Freedom!!” But instead I’m all, “Woohoo. Freedom.” I’m making lists …

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Growing Up

Violet left for Bible camp on Monday afternoon — for a week. I was worried and didn’t think she was ready to go, it turns out I was the one who wasn’t ready. She was vibrating with excitement and anticipation for weeks before hand and couldn’t even sit still the day we dropped her off. …

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I Met A Mom

Who is more conservative than me. I know. And it is wonderful. She restricts the same shows I do. I even let my kids watch a show she doesn’t – crazy days! Her kids watch less TV than mine, spend more time outside and play more independently than mine. I love it. Sarah and her …

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Too Many

My children, mainly John know of my many doctors. And I hate it. On Monday I had to go to the doctor for just a ‘regular’ appointment and John was full of questions. “Are we going to the doctor with the doggy?” That is my psychiatrist. “Are we going to the doctor with the sand …

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