Category Archives: Parenting

Life Interrupted

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Sorting through the truth and fabrications….amazing kids!

My astute teen children continue to humble and amaze me with their insights and understandings. My youngest daughter finished her paper on her “Hometown Hero” with all her inaccurate fanfare of devotion from a father that didn’t ultimately choose his … Continue reading

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What Makes a Hero

So reveling in the high of his agreeing to move forward on the house…he never fails to give me more grief to shake my head about. No, it’s not the ludicrous ideas of us being great friends or him moving … Continue reading

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So I don’t want to run to my mom or my bestie…but this just popped up in conversation with the kiddos since they’ve been back with me this week after a week with their dad… “Dad had pictures of some … Continue reading

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Oh, that’s a curse word?? (Conversations with my kids…)

So riding in the car with my 14 year old last night on the way home from a meeting about a mission trip he is headed on with his youth group this summer…. ME:  Are you looking forward to NY? … Continue reading

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So next week Tuesday I get to sit in a counselor’s office to discuss my recently turned ‘teen’ daughter’s issues. With my ex. I’m struggling. What do I say? “I’m worried about her anger because she hates her father and … Continue reading

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The good, the bad, and the ugly…of divorced parenting

Last week I was presented with several challenges regarding my ex… He started the week with this text “Good morning and Happy Sunday! Yes I am meaning to send this to you…” – is there another way to take this … Continue reading

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Spring Break Birthday Fun!!

Yesterday was my oldest daughter’s 13th birthday…I was lucky enough to get to be the one to spend the day with her – and lucky us it was over break!  I arranged for her to have a make-up consultation since … Continue reading

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Spring Break!!

I remember when the kids were little… There was a small little local zoo we would go to and wander around.  They didn’t have many animals, but it was a great place for toddlers to run around and get a taste … Continue reading

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Conversations with my kids…Part 2

I just love the conversations I have with my kids some days… I was sitting down with my little munchkin yesterday when she was telling me about her day… I’m so tired of the other kids in my class because … Continue reading

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