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Independence

I have recently realized that Mingli falls asleep better when he is laying down by himself than when I lay down with him.  If I lay down beside him he wants to either play or eat, but if he is laying down by himself he kicks for a few minutes and then falls asleep without any crying.   184 more words

Motherhood

Day 360 - Time Passes By

Today, after eight months, I finally got to see my parents again. It was actually a bit shocking because, even though everything is still the same – thanks God – they actually look older now. 182 more words

Relationships

Back-to-School and Birthdays

Hello world!

Things have slowed down enough here where I can finally catch my breath!  Last week both of my kids went back to school.  Bryn started 6th grade at the local middle school and Bryce started Kindergarten!  504 more words

Life

"Nanna" and "Tanda"

Anna and Candy were our two dogs when I was a kid. If you were my mother, they were named “Nanna” and “Tanda”, which was my mother’s baby-talk pronunciation of Anna and Candy. 961 more words

Growing Up

Starting Over [eighteen] [31082015]

So the last 6 weeks has been pretty crazy! I’ve hardly had time to think, let alone write. We got the keys to our new place 6 weeks ago tomorrow. 564 more words

Everyday

Guaranteed to Make You Smile!

Yes, it’s time for more burrowing owls!  Being that I spend so much time with them … and they never fail to bring a smile to my face … I had to get in another blog post with them as the stars.   384 more words