Monthly Archive for December, 2008

The Twelve Days of Christmas

Just before my tenth Christmas, my parents announced that we would be celebrating it differently from then on. Rather than opening all of our gifts on Christmas Day, as we had in the past, we would observe the twelve days of Christmas instead and open one present every night. The twelve days lead up to […]

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Baby Fever

Logan is totally in love with babies. He pretends all of his stuffed animals and toy figures are babies. He acts as if he’s a baby and makes what he considers to be baby noises, which sound exactly like a whimpering puppy. He takes good care of his babies, tucking them in the doll basket […]

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Home sick

Logan stayed home from school today, complaining that his “tummy hurt.” He claimed to have thrown up four times in his bed when I woke him up this morning, and even though I didn’t see much evidence, I kept him home. Thank goodness I did because shortly after the other kids left, he threw up […]

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Kid funnies

“Mom, I’ve got a slither in my finger.” Cody, age 5. “Don’t get all wild up!” Rachel, all ages, meaning “riled up.” “Guys, I CANNOT sleep with all this ruckus!”  Cody, age 5. While driving during harvest time (we live in a rural area), I looked back to see Logan looking out the window and […]

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Blogging

I’m very excited to announce that I’m also going to be blogging occasionally on Larger Families. It’s a site “dedicated to parents raising the modern larger family! We strive to be a source of ideas, resources, entertainment and inspiration by and for moms with more than the ‘average’ number of kids,” started by one of […]

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