To My Future Daughter-in-Law: Please Don’t Hate Me!

I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again:   There are days when I wish I could crawl inside my son’s brain just to see where and how he comes up with some of the things that come out of his mouth.  At 7, his brain is always working.  Getting him to bed atContinue reading “To My Future Daughter-in-Law: Please Don’t Hate Me!”

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No Girls Allowed!

When I was a little girl, one of my favorite things to do was to play with my oldest brother’s hair.  Mel is 15 years older than I am so, when I was 7, he was already an adult of 22.  By the time I was 10, he was an old man in my eyesContinue reading “No Girls Allowed!”

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He’s Calling Your Name…

Over these last 16 years of parenting, I’ve learned a lot about the importance of delegation.  And, to my husband’s credit, he’s usually pretty good about picking up the pieces that I delegate to him in the arena of childcare.  With one exception:  anything that happens in the middle of the night.  If it happensContinue reading “He’s Calling Your Name…”

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Mommy Always Knows Best!

My children fight constantly. I guess most siblings do, but I never thought that my children would be at such constant odds with nearly nine years between them. Thinking back, I have a really good idea when it started. It all began with an incident back when Braden was about ten months old and AmberContinue reading “Mommy Always Knows Best!”

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