28 Sep 2011

We were REALLY hoping for a boy.

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As I was watching this weeks epispode of Parenthood, the characters, ….were in the doctors hospital office talking about weather they wanted to learn the sex of their new baby. Obviously, they would find out eventually, but because their son has Aspergers, they were hoping for a girl because there would be less of a chance that she would have the same condition. The highly controversal process of “gender selection“, is something that many debate over…heatedly. I can see Read more

26 Sep 2011

After 15,674 miles, it was time to say good bye.

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Today marks the end of an era. I sadly parted ways with a trusted friend who had seen me through the best of times and the worst of times. She was in my life for 5 and a half years and each time we meet, I was always excited to see her.

I remember the day we meet like it was yesterday. It was the summer of 2006 and my family was on the most memorable vacation we have had to date. It was at Rosemary Beach Read more

09 Sep 2011

Simple.

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I need to simplify.  I need things to be in order in order to not go crazy.  I have been blogging since 2004.  I wish that I had been more consistent.  But I think I now know what I have to do.  SImplify.  Everything.  In my life.  I am usually a woman of many words.  But from now on, less is more.  Simple is good.  Life is sweet.  Simple.  I feel better already.

22 Jul 2011

To spoil or not to spoil…that is the question

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I read a blog post from my friend the other day and it really made me think about how I parent. Spoiling my kids is not really something I do too often. When I think of spoiling, I think about how some kid who are spoiled, act like spoiled brats! I am not a fan of “those kids” and really don’t want mine to turn into them. However, I got to thinking… Read more

22 Jul 2011

I am the Sleep Nazi

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There is one thing that I am very protective about. Aside from the normals, I am so protective about my kids sleeping. Why? Because if they wake up, then it’s me that has to do the work to get them back to sleep. Not you. ME!

I don’t know why this is such a hot button with me, but I don’t think that people understand that with 3 kids, Read more

20 Jul 2011

My Summer Adventure in Michigan

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I haven’t been back to Michigan in 7 years.  My grandparents have yet to met Shelby.  I haven’t seen my California cousins in over 10. Read more

18 Feb 2011

Carnies and Fried Butter…I dare you!

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Updated for February 2015

So against my better thoughts and because they even give my kids a day off of school to go to it, I up and decided to take the kids to the Florida State Fair the other day.   It was kind of a last minute decision, but what the heck… Read more

18 Dec 2010

Adventures

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So this is my personal blog.  My space to write what I want.  If you like it great!  If not…you really don’t want me to tell you where I think you should go.  I have actually been blogging for quit a while.  I you want a few good reads Read more