Category Archives: Family

Jubilee Project, Fireflies

According the the CDC: “March 29, 2012 — One in every 88 U.S. children — and one in 54 boys — has autism, the CDC now estimates.” Recognizing and diagnosing Autism spectrum disorders has come so far in the last twenty … Continue reading

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Drugs and Alcohol

This past weekend was a whirlwind around here.  Yesterday, the twins left at 6:30 AM to go to an indoor track meet two hours away–their first one of the season.  We had planned to join them later on to see … Continue reading

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God, Faith, and Beth Moore

I’ve been fairly quiet the last couple of weeks with regards to posting.  There are a few reasons for this, the biggest of which has been the murder/suicide of a family we knew from my kids school. But other things … Continue reading

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The Driving Lessons Continue…

Need I say more?

Posted in comedy, faith, Family, laughter, Mom of Special Needs Kids, New Drivers, parenting, Teen Drivers, Teens, teens driving | Tagged , , , , , , | 35 Comments

Miss Manners

I don’t think I will ever read The Hook again.  Nor will I ever read anything by Courteney Stuart, published in The Hook or anywhere else.  Her callous disregard for a grieving human being is beyond comprehension. This evening, in … Continue reading

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Floral Friday 8.31.12

I know God will not give me anything I can’t handle.  I just wish that He didn’t trust me so much.  ~Mother Teresa

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17 Years Ago…

17 years ago today, at 2:05 PM, my husband and I welcomed into the world our oldest son. In some ways, Bugs has been eclipsed by his twin brothers coming so soon after him, something that seems quite unfair at … Continue reading

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IR Friday 8.10.12

I’ve been fiddling with Infra Red Photography for a couple of weeks now, which is appropriate since the flowers of spring are all but gone, and the hot summer has done a number on the flower options around town.  I … Continue reading

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That There is Blogging Material…

Backstory:  Roo is the last to get his braces off.  Monday, he had a orthodontist appointment where we were both told that if he had worn his rubber bands, the braces would have been removed.  Roo is the child who … Continue reading

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16 Years Already?

16 years ago today, we went from a family of 3 to a family of 5.  Little did I know the magnitude to which my life would change. As of this writing, I now have three 16 year old sons. … Continue reading

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