Monthly Archives March 2014

After the Bell

“Is today the day I’m going to Desmond’s?” “No Felix, you’re going home.” “Are you guys coming over?”
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Believe

“Mom? Have you ever had a Sasquatch encounter?” “Not that I know of. Have you?” “Not yet.”
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Friday Five: What you don’t need

Lately I’ve been surrounded by people either getting married or giving birth to their first child.  Watching these events through the eyes of experience makes me realize that sometimes the enormity of life gets in the way from appreciating its simplicity. With that, here are five things that you DON’T NEED: 1)  A big house….
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Making Puppets in Preschool!!

I volunteered to come to Baby Bear’s class and do some crafting.  Baby Bear wanted to make puppets, so we did a little puppet show with some sock puppets and the kids got to make a puppet to take home.
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Not A Fan Of OPK…….Other People’s Kids

I’m just not. I love my kids, my friends’ kids, but I draw the line there. Most kids annoy me, not all, but most. You see, I never wanted to have kids of my own, but then the teenager happened, and I liked her. Then I turned 30 and Lex happened, and I liked him,…
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Coming Up For Air

Whew. That was rough. My first three weeks back to work are now under my belt. I shouldn’t say that it was rough — I mean, Baby Girl sleeps through the night and transitioned well at day care, my re-entry to the classroom only had a few small bumps, and I managed to keep up…
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Waking Up To the Garbage Truck

I’m not gonna lie…the last couple of days I have felt stretched to my limit.  I may have had a few minor meltdowns.  I may have left a note on the kitchen table informing people that I was going to shut off their phones and close my chauffeuring business if they didn’t start helping me…
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Places I’ve Pumped #1

A few weeks ago, B and I took the kids back to Iowa to visit family. We don’t have any grandparents out here in CO, so we decided to take advantage of free babysitters while we were back. We flew in on Friday and convinced Normie to go to an ISU basketball game with us…
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