The Things We Talk About

The hubs and I have been splitting up a lot lately. Not permanently. More like a “divide and conquer” situation. I am so thankful for his stay/work at home abilities because 90% of the time he is doing something for the kids. Lunch. School. Dance and Tae Kwon Do chauffeuring. This week I was in…

Perfectly Imperfect Families

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  This is a story about my (im)perfect family. About sacrifice. About love. Everyone hears about the perfect family. A loving mother and father, two-to-four kids. But “perfect families” are the rarity these days, and what you have in reality is one big hot mess of humanity, stepping on everyone’s toes, breaking rules, and now and then…

Mom Confessions: We’re That Family Too

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It’s really a shame that there’s already a blog, We Are That Family, cause you know what? We are that family too. We are that family that senses something is off center because we haven’t had enough family time, and decide on a random Saturday morning to fix that. We are that family that throws…

Life from the aisles of Hobby Lobby

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The Ginger Twins get an allowance every other week. While we don’t pay for chores, if they’re not completed, the kiddos can expect a deduction in allowance. I tell you this so that you can understand how much they look forward to the event we like to call “ohmygoshwejustgotourallowanceletsdropitallintotheclawmachineatwalmart” that happens every other week. Every.…

About a Boy…

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  Yesterday was an odd moment in my house. I’m not even sure how to describe it, so I’ll just tell you about it instead.   LM is growing up. She’s in a school where she has friends, she feels loved, plays sports, gets good grades, and is in the advanced curriculum group… all good…