Category Archives: Parenting

I’m different, you’re different, we’re all different

My sister-in-law’s mother is generous. When she buys gifts for her grandson (my nephew), she also buys gifts for my two daughters. They love their cousin’s grandma, aka CeCe. CeCe’s most recent gift was two boxes of Bend N’ Build … Continue reading

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First day of school

Today is the first day of school. The day my oldest daughter starts second grade. When the bell rings at 8 o’clock, it will mark the end of a glorious summer. A summer filled with mornings at the pool, lazy … Continue reading

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Wanting God’s best for your child

My cell phone plan doesn’t include unlimited texting. After yesterday, maybe it should. Yesterday we found out who our daughter’s 2nd grade teacher will be. The way her school does it, you get the teacher’s name, but not the names … Continue reading

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World Geography 101

Hello, my blogosphere friends. Sorry I’ve been out this week. Life has been full – for that I’m thankful – but I’ve had little time to write. Then today, I had a conversation that was at once funny and surreal, … Continue reading

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Not a creature was stirring

My husband and I returned home last night after a weekend up at my in-laws place in the country. Our kids are staying with their grandparents for a week of summer fun. I thought I would enjoy the peace and … Continue reading

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Milestones

The past few weeks have been a whirlwind. Between end-of-school activities, a quick trip to Dallas, and having company for a few days, my house is most definitely out-of-order. The kitchen seems to be where everything ends up. Little piles … Continue reading

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The Blind Side

I’ve had a problem that’s been mounting for weeks. Here’s the background: My first-grade daughter is a ‘walker’ after school. That means that she comes out the back door of the school and I am there to pick her up. … Continue reading

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