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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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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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When the King’s Away…


DH had business that took him to New York today, so the boys and I decided to go out to dinner.  We settled on a casual Mexican restaurant not far from our house, and I let Roo drive. As we … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Journey


I had actually planned something different until this afternoon when the boys took surfing lessons and they all paraded past me.

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What Boys Do, Part II


Yesterday we spent the entirety of the day cleaning rooms and the house in general.  It was a big job considering I’ve been pretty apathetic for the last few months.  We did take a break in the late afternoon to … Continue reading

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Pushy Parent Syndrome


With the boys starting High School, I’ve been thinking a lot about where we came from, and how different the past is from now.  That led me to think about how I’ve handled things, and whether or not it was … Continue reading

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Lots of Babies equals Lots of Medication


So, yesterday I gave a little bit of a background about my brood, and mentioned some of the mountains we had to climb, one of them being mental ailments.  Let me qualify that by saying they were mine, and explain … Continue reading

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