Category Archives: Parenting

funny things kids say, vol. 1

When I was teaching, one of my favorite parts of the job was hearing all the funny things the kids would say.  It is just so darn cute to see the way kids see the world and express themselves.  Now … Continue reading

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Chronicles of a Very. Cold. Day.

I grew up in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, so I’m no stranger to cold weather.  Sub zero temperatures were not uncommon, but this Arctic blast is insane.  I can’t actually say I’ve felt it, since I didn’t leave the … Continue reading

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The baby boy is 2

Wednesday we celebrated this little man’s 2nd birthday.  Can you believe Luke’s 2 already?  Me, either! Having his birthday so close to Christmas adds an additional level of busyness to the season, but despite this I want to slow down … Continue reading

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The Halloween Candy Dilemma: 3 years later

Three years ago, when Meghan was just two years old, I wrote about my dilemma with Halloween candy.  With Meghan being my first child, I really had no idea how I was going to handle her getting so much junk … Continue reading

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7 ways I’m definitely crunchy

A while ago I did a post outlining why I am only sorta crunchy.  I told you all the things I do that make me not crunchy.  I guess that got you curious because a lot of you asked me … Continue reading

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