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Franny the Fearless Firefly - Christina Murphey

Bouncing with nearly tongue-tying alliteration, Franny the Fearless Firefly warms the too-fearless to sometimes take caution, lest they find themselves in more trouble than they care for. 63 more words

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Expectations in Parenthood

We all have a picture in our heads of what parenthood will look like. For me it’s in short bursts of moments…moments where I do something special, or even something every-day-ordinary for my children, and they fall perfectly in line my imagination’s idea of their reactions, responses, and of course, their complete overwhelming love and gratitude for me, their wonderful, perfect mom. 824 more words

Catching Fireflies

Summer Nights

Sitting on the deck tonight enjoying the cooling down of the day with Zowie and Kitty, I realized how quiet it was in the neighborhood.  I know when I take my after dinner walk, I very seldom see anyone out…oh there will be someone else walking perhaps or walking their dog…but no one sitting outside on their porches enjoying the summer.  298 more words

Childhood Memories

Catching fireflies

The simple summer joy of looking for and catching fireflies- an entirely new experience for this California family.

Raising Kids

Catty Commentary on Halloween Costumes

My kids are still not old enough (at ages 4 and 2) to have moved into the age of pimp/slut Halloween costumes. But even “cute” Halloween costume catalogs deserve to be criticized and laughed at because, well, over-the-top… 471 more words