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Feisty

For the first and the last time, in a single day, I pushed Mom in a wheelchair.  It was the first time that she’d left the hospital and had been too weak to walk out on her own.   416 more words

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Sticks

As a very young girl, I spent many a Saturday afternoon outside helping my parents with yard work.  I usually got the chore of picking up sticks.   643 more words

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Shining Star

One year down, 80 more to go (I’m going to live to be 108 right?).  Jelly Bean has grown so much.  She has been walking for about three weeks now.   476 more words

Parenting

A Day Amongst Pumpkins

There’s nothing better than a pumpkin patch in the fall.  I’m not sure why, but I have a mild obsession with pumpkins.  Maybe it is because I am a fall baby or that Cinderella drove off into happily ever after in a pumpkin; either way, I LOVE THEM!   269 more words

Parenting

Throw a Jelly Bean Birthday Party

If you have read some of my other posts, you know we often call Ellie Jean “Jelly Bean.” Therefore, we decided to throw her a Jelly Bean Birthday party for her first Birthday. 400 more words

Parenting

Emergence of the Mini-Prayer

Jelly Bean is almost one, and she is getting quite the attitude!  She HATES the word no, and she will sure let you know (by doing her crooked cry) that she does not appreciate it, while simultaneously reaching for the PlayStation cord in slow motion as if her tears cause blindness in adults.   182 more words

Baby

Whoa! 10 Months!?

I never thought I could feel such duality about a time frame. It hardly seems as if 10 months could have possibly passed since Jelly Bean first graced us with her presence; conversely, I feel as if I have been this child’s mom for a lifetime. 345 more words

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