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offspring.

Perhaps you’ve heard that I have children. I know… it’s a surprise because I hardly ever mention them… (ha.)

Their first report cards of the year came home recently. 57 more words

Writing

So What Are Mornings Like @ Your House?

Thanks for asking! I get that question a lot but it’s probably not much different than your routine. Let me describe yesterday and you can judge for yourself. 1,132 more words

Adoption

Why I Stopped Putting Quotations Around "Special Needs"

Every morning, I drop my son off at school and I chat with his teachers for a few minutes. Usually, I catch them up on any problems we’ve had that morning (like, hey sorry my child is wearing pajama pants but if I pushed for any other pants, you would have thought I was asking him to personally sew his own pants before school…in fact, these pajama pants will probably be the only pants he wears all week) or the night before. 1,024 more words

Apraxia

In a room full of pessimists, be the optimist.

It’s been one those weeks. You know, one of those weeks where the universe seems to be completely against you. And you have to be kidding me, is it really only Wednesday? 1,394 more words

Motherhood

4 Food Rules I Use With My Kids

My personal rules about food with my kids.
1. Always offer healthy options at every meal. What is a healthy option? Whole foods that are not from a box; fruits, vegetables, whole grains, beans, and meat. 177 more words

Motherhood

A Child's Generous Heart

The Christmas season is generally one of my favorite times of the year. The lights, the spirit, the gift-giving, the cookies. I love everything about it. 327 more words

Parenting

Night Owls

Are you a night owl or a morning worm or whatever they’re called? (Early bird?)  Society seems to like it if we fit neatly into one or the other and I think I’m probably more night owl but not because I’m particularly good at staying up late and then fighting fit the next day, its just that I’m less good at getting up early and I feel a strange affinity with the night time.   802 more words

Parenting