Category Archives: Being “Mom”

just another day, but not really

Today my youngest turns one! The sweet little guy is currently fast asleep (which is a rarity, despite how much he still needs a morning nap and despite how hard I try to get him one).  Ahh, bliss.  I adore … Continue reading

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da boys

I’ve been getting a lot of time with my boys lately.  Son 1 has been having fevers off and (mostly) on for the past week.  He stayed home from school Tues-Thurs. and again today.  Son 2 is home with me … Continue reading

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Back-to-School (special)

Today was a special day.  School started!  I had a new kindergartener, 3rd grader, 4th grader, and principal.  🙂 The truth is that every year I feel a bit lost when the kids go off to school.  I tell myself … Continue reading

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Medical Updates

The moment I have been impatiently anticipating has passed.  We just followed-up with our eldest son’s medical specialist! When he ordered the last blood work, he was checking Caleb’s “complement system”.  He found that the C3A is deficient, which seems … Continue reading

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I take it back

In typical form, I’ve once again nearly immediately had the opposite of what I’ve blogged about happen.  This blog likes to make a hypocrite of me! It worked out this time. I was feeling a bit tired (or a lot), a … Continue reading

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adventures in food creations

My gluten-free kid has been missing pop-tarts.  His siblings eat them occasionally (at least their organic, whole grain version), so he’s had that reminder of what used to be. Until today. I put aside my massive list of excuses and just did it.  … Continue reading

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home again, and getting ready to leave again!

We had a wonderful time away last week!  I so appreciated hearing from the missionaries about their work around the world.  It helped me put life in perspective, motivated me in tangible ways for my own life, and was fun … Continue reading

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