Daily Archives May 16, 2011

11 months old!

Emersyn is 11 months old today!  I honestly do not know where the past almost-a-year has gone – I know that all parents say that, but I really truly mean it!  I sincerely thought that time with Emersyn would go a bit slower, because it was my second time around and I know what I’m…
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Spoons

I was planning to post this last night, but Blogger was down so it’s worth posting tonight. This is an article that my friend showed me a few years ago after I was diagnosed with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. “The Spoon Theory” has resonated deeply with me ever since. I don’t blame people for not understanding what…
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New plan (again)

Hopefully, this will be our last ever ‘new plan.’ Today, we went to an adoption seminar. I won’t bore you with all the details. I will say that Chris and I are both glad we went. There were three attorneys present that spoke about the local laws. Going in, I was nervous that this would…
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Puppets, caterpillars, & robots!

Since Mark had drill today, my plan for the day was to take the kids to the playground after lunch and spend the afternoon outdoors. When I woke up this morning, the sun was shining, but by the time lunchtime came around, I could see the dark clouds in the distance. I knew we wouldn’t…
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3 Steps to Confidence in Business

As if we women don’t face enough issues in motherhood and life, one that often comes up is the issue of confidence and self esteem. The old stories always come up… “I don’t know how to run a business…” “I’ve never sold products before…” “What if my clients/customers find out that I’m new?” “What if…
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Eponymous

bob Bob Rosenberg, 2011 pasta and Elmer’s glue on construction paper(It’s settled. I’m doing my next business card in macaroni.)
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Mother’s Day, Surprises, Shots, and Flooding

(The title isn’t in order. lol It just sounds better that way.) I hate surprises. Because of that, when John called me Friday and told me that all three kiddos would be doing sleepover – whether they wanted to or not – at my mom’s, I was on the suspicious side. John doesn’t make plans…
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