Daily Archives April 16, 2010

Bye-bye!

There is a game that the kids love to play. Well, it’s not really a game, per say. What it really is, pretend play. The love pretending to leave. It is the funniest thing ever. Ok, so maybe it isn’t so funny to all of you but to me, I crack up every time. For…
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Birth Expo Saturday, April 17th in Roanoke, VA

I received information from Jennifer’s Cloth Diaper Boutique, that there will be a Birth Expo this Saturday, April 17th, here is the information We are pleased to announce that Roanoke’s most innovative educational Exposition is coming again on Saturday, April 17, 2010 at Tanglewood Mall. Hosted by the New Life Birth Center, La Leche League…
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Ten Whole Years

Wednesday marked the day my husband and I celebrate as our anniversary. It’s not our wedding anniversary – that’s in July – but 14th April 2000 was the day we told each other how we felt. It seems almost unbelievable that a decade has passed. We had a very special evening on our anniversary night,…
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The New Women’s Liberation

I don’t know what my proverbial “grandmothers” were thinking but as far as I can see, someone just got a little discontent and created a world of frustration for women after that. I’ve been working since I was fourteen. Younger than that if you want to count non-paying jobs. I graduated high school early, got…
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The longing for another

It’s hard for me, really, when I start getting baby hungry.  I am a little now, but not really.  I always have to question myself. Do I really want another, or do I want the other one?  I still long for a little girl with red curly hair: one that I can keep, one that…
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RIGHT Communication: Feelings ARE SO wonderful.

Last week I talked about how I looked for this information my whole married life and was supercalifrajilisticexpeladociously happy to walk into a crisis pregnancy center training and find this set of skills being taught. Marriage is a skill, fighting is a skill, talking is a skill – they are skills that I’m sorely lacking…
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A waste not tale from my Filipino father

Rambo is a stickler for anything that he thinks may go to waste: food, clothes, even furniture. Like I discussed in my Officially My Father Moment, I do believe it comes from his childhood in the Philippines. Yet, growing up I never understood why. But here are a few more examples: we always had a…
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Healthy Recipe – Lasagna

Healthy lasagna? My first thought when I saw lasagna in one of my healthy cookbooks was, and I quote, “Is that even possible?” My second thought was that I absolutely had to try it! What it came down to was that it fell very much in line with my approach to living and eating healthy:…
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