Monthly Archives: July 2013

Freeze Frame of my Dad

Last night I listened to my husband sing Davey Crocket to our kids as we traveled home from a local Family Fun Fest. He inflected his voice just so and took me traveling back to a memory of my Daddy. … Continue reading

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Belief Suspenders

We are heading off to Disney World next week. A few weeks ago my daughter confided in me that she knew the characters were just people in costumes. She is wise beyond her years, so I went into a thorough … Continue reading

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Freedom Friday- My Struggle with Bulimia

Freedom Friday- every Friday I am going to free myself from a burden, either an old embarrassing story, a secret phobia, a lie I told and got away with, a fear I can’t win, or something else to be determined. … Continue reading

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Twinkle and Friendships

Watching my children struggle with friendships breaks my heart. Last night Twinkle found out she wasn’t invited to a birthday party that a few of her friends are invited to attend. The Birthday girl and Twinkle are not really close; in … Continue reading

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Wacky Wednesday- The Day I Met My Husband

My husband and I are in an especially shmoopy place in our marriage right now. He makes me melt, always has and I hope will continue to do so until we are old and gray. We don’t always get along, … Continue reading

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I Missed You So Much!

Longing. I pined for my children when they were away, longed to grab a hold of their cute little faces and cover them with kisses. Sunday night, after a whirlwind three-day weekend full of adventures and fun, I asked the … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Sleep and Language

On August 9, 2009 I posted this entry on a previous blog. Ninja Boy was 2 months old and we were finding our groove as a family of four. Our struggles during that time were exacerbated because I was suffering through … Continue reading

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Wacky Wednesday- Typical College Weekend in 2004

I am going to leave the typos, and the terrible choices, alive and well in this entry from 2004. It makes me smile, actually, to think about how damn lucky I was to have this crazy bunch of friends, and … Continue reading

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On Friendships

My kids are still away, visiting the mystical land of Missouri, the land of their father’s upbringing and home to some of their most favorite people on the planet. I had set up plans with friends every day my children … Continue reading

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Freedom Friday- Last night

Freedom Friday- every Friday I am going to free myself from a burden, either an old embarrassing story, a secret phobia, a lie I told and got away with, a fear I can’t win, or something else to be determined. … Continue reading

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