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Life Lessons from a Child

Last year, in first grade, my daughter’s teacher had the students write in a “Life Book”. Throughout the school year, students brought in pictures or other meaningful items that could be pasted in the book and then wrote stories or … Continue reading

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Life After Santa

What happens to Christmas after your child finds out the truth about Santa? The reality is more magical than you ever imagined. Continue reading

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Thank you to the ones who lift me up

Ugh, I just feel like I’m swimming in negativity lately – in the news, on facebook, at work. It’s everywhere, and as much as I joke about being a crabby person, this negativity has taken a turn and is dragging … Continue reading

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Maleficent with a 7 Year Old

I’ve mentioned before how my daughter’s commentary is sometimes the most entertaining part of a movie or program. I shared her quotes last year when we went to see Iron Man 3, and again in February during the opening ceremonies … Continue reading

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Poor Pheasants

What was her problem? We get a pair of pheasants almost every summer. I’ve pointed out the male and female and described the reasons the female has better camouflage. I’ve told both kids the stories of how my dad sometimes hunted pheasants and my mom made jewelry from the feathers (it was the early ’80s, feather jewelry was cool…probably). This child has seen pheasants before, why didn’t she believe me now? Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Playoffs

At our house we watch as many playoff games as possible. Mostly because playoff hockey is just really, really good hockey. But to make it even better, you have to be invested in each game, so we pick someone to … Continue reading

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Cheerlouder

I’m a cheerlouder – not a cheerleader, I could never be a cheerleader. I just don’t have the pep and coordination for that kind of thing (it’s ok, I can say that – some of my best friends are cheerleaders). … Continue reading

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