I sent Lucy to the bathroom after lunch to wash her hands and face. She came out saying, “Mom, is there blood on my face?” Before looking at her, I thought to myself, oh, she must see the residue of the strawberries she ate for lunch. Nope. Her upper lip was bleeding, and despite a [...]

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Did you know?

That there could be a show made just for me called, “So You Just Can’t Dance?” I gave up in college, after trying country swing dancing.  In high school, I had to be the dance team manager.  I couldn’t count time.  Still really can’t.   I have trouble finding the beat.  It really is a sad [...]

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Baby takes a trip

Our good friends the Prins’s gifted Lucy with a Corelle (I think I’m spelling that right, but Nat, you can correct me since I don’t want to go into Lucy’s room while she’s asleep clutching it, to sneak a peak at the baby’s belly) doll.  I specifically remember Nat saying that these were the BEST dolls ever, [...]

Safety First!

Have you ever been pulled over for not wearing your seat belt? I have. There’s a long back story…but the short story involves me driving Ian’s 94 White Ford Escort to Idaho with the automatic door belt stuck in the forward position. Since I couldn’t drive 8 hours with it like that, I unclipped it [...]

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Freakin’ Hilarious

Honestly, this is the funniest thing I have seen in a while. A little background, we have had the front wall at the Centre repaired, so there was a large pile of cement around, and now that the job is completed, just a bit of cement dust on the ground. Kids here are used to [...]

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What is wrong with this picture?

Not Eli’s cheesy grin, or Lucy’s monkey face. Not the lack of carseats…temporarily removed Erika, we ARE using them. Look deeper. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

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Free gift with purchase

Or perhaps better titled, “Things That are Not Safe for Children: Part 3″ Ian picked up some diapers for Lucy the other evening at the store as she has still is holding out from being a “big girl”.  She is something.  This girl bargains.  She tells me, “When all the diapers are gone, then I’ll [...]

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