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December 11, 2012

And then I blinked

Today, Andrew is 18.  I remember so clearly discovering that I was pregnant with him … the first time I ever held him in my arms … his first steps … his first word . He made me a mother … and today, he is a young man. Happy Birthday, baby boy.

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November 22, 2012

Thanksgiving 2012

This year, thanksgiving was a rare moment of peace and family-togetherness in our house. When the teenagers were younger, most weekends were spent going for family walks, taking the kids to the movies or pulling out crafts to do together. I was warned to enjoy these times, but for some reason, I thought that our […]

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November 16, 2012

The Study Mess

I’m supposed to be happy that he is studying, right?

Adventure Log

October 8, 2012

Living Life

It has been crazy busy around here since school started this Fall.  This has been the most awesome crazy period in memory though.  Andrew is a Senior, Amanda is a Junior, Alex is in 8th grade, Aidan started 3rd grade and our little caboose … are you ready for it?  Yes. First grade.  We are […]

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August 20, 2012

Medical Mondays: The crazy phone

We came home from vacation last night and picked up the animals from the “pet spa”.  4 cats, 1 dog, 5 kids and 2 tired parents.  This is the first time since Thomas finished training that we have actually taken an entire week’s vacation!  With all of the changes in healthcare, he is taking a […]