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Celebrating Your Child's Achievements

It’s important to celebrate achievements of your children. An achievement is anything that you child has been trying hard to master and accomplishes it.

Here are some ways to acknowledge achievements, big and small, in your child’s life: 133 more words

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Sassy and Self-Confident

Shortly before bedtime last night, I told the General, “I have never been more surprised or more pleased.” She agreed! What a difference a day can make if it occurs in the right venue. 1,448 more words

Celebrating Four Fantastic Years: Happy Birthday to My Sweet Girl!

Four: a nice and even number. There’s four seasons, four elements, and today makes four years since the birth of my sweet little girl. What a fantastic four years it’s been watching her grow and become her very own person! 177 more words

Baby Musings

Runaway Dog, Flooded Basement

There was that sweet moment when we moved into our turn-key home where everything felt fresh and in order.  We came in, laid on the new carpet and began dreaming of all the good things that would happen here. 607 more words


The Pursuit of Busyness

It’s a little weird right now not to have a contracted deadline. But that’s probably a good thing.

I took a bunch of time off from having book events and such in the last half of pregnancy, and after The Girl was born, and for the first year of her life, I didn’t do anything that involved tons of travel. 601 more words


Christmas in 40*C - Addendum

The Original

The more eagle eyed of my readers may have noticed that Cat was missing from the light hunting photos.  And that Natasha’s shorts are far too short (she’s 13 and she could pass for 18, life is not fair for parents of girls). 865 more words


On the Fifth Day of Christmas, My Little Girl Gave to Me...Excitement of Spending Time with Family

Quinn and Nana

Quinn and her big cousin

On the Fifth Day of Christmas, My Little Girl Gave to Me…Excitement of Spending Time with Family… 164 more words

Tanya H. Franklin