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Petra is allllllmost potty trained. Like. Really really close. I wanted to find some way to motivate her, kind of push her over the edge. She’s very excited about… 203 more words

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Holiday time!

Off to visit my Dad for a week (Mum is *ahem* roughing it in Italy), house is clean enough not to smell weird when we get home, neighbour will be caring for dogs and seedlings. 183 more words

Family Life

You know you have a large family when...

- Your family car resembles a small bus or when it can be referred to as ‘a people mover’

- All your family members are not covered by a ‘family pass’ at public events and you have to pay for two family tickets… 157 more words

Cheaper By The Dozen

The Raising Boys Chronicles

8.31.2014 Sunday

Back to School

Before the start of school began this past week, I have come across some major revelations in my children’s growth.  I had to reflect on the last few years of their schooling to see the patterns of negative educational growth and the positive traits that can be built upon to help them learn the most while they are in public school.  1,028 more words

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Leavin' It To The Kids

We were gone. Both of us. Gone. Away from the farm. Kids were with grandparents.

Weird. 3 weird days. Lonely. I strangely missed doing chores as I studied in my hotel room. 686 more words

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Lesson #1: We ain't slowin' down.

I thought a lot about how I wanted to start my Blog 31 for 21 Challenge.  I have a list, you know.  Of course I do. 234 more words

Down Syndrome

Of course they do.

For the last several years (off and on – not every waking moment) I’ve been searching online for a reproduction of an illustration that was in our kids’ AP U.S. 136 more words

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