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After shocks

So . . . I haven’t been around lately, at all. Not on Facebook, not really on Twitter and definitely not here. And I’ve missed it all. But something more pressing has been keeping me occupied, and once it was under control, well I’d kind of lost my mojo. Again. You all know that all …

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Slow Cookin’

So. With the kids back in school I’ve decided that I’m going to do more home, from scratch cooking. And Diana at Hormonal Imbalances has been talking about the beauty of crock pots for years. So I scoured Pinterest and cookbooks and found some that sounded amazing. Ah-maz-ing. This morning, before I even had the …

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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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