Category Archives: parenting

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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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

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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The Vitamix Hype


Last week my beloved blender died.  Actually, I don’t do the events justice.  I’ve mentioned before that about a year ago I tried Shakeology from Beach Body, and found that it was a great product and have used it a … Continue reading

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Summer Slugs


My son just watched me type that title and said, “Hey!!!” I replied, “How do you know I’m talking about you?” “Who else would it be?” “I could be talking about snails in the garden?”  I asked trying to sound … Continue reading

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Mothers Day


And remember that behind every successful woman……is a basket of dirty laundry.   Author Unknown Today is Mothers Day.  To all the amazing women in my life who show me time and again what a good mother is. The flowers, … Continue reading

Posted in aging, Beauty, Beauty in the world, comedy, daily post, Erma Bombeck, faith, Family, flower photography, Flowers, Inspirational, living, Mother's Day, parenting, Photography, Post of the Day, postaday | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments