Monthly Archive for April, 2010

Annual WordCount Blogathon 2010!

Call me crazy, as I already have plenty of other new projects, but I signed up to do the annual WordCount Blogathon again this year. The Blogathon runs from May 1-31 and consists of freelance writers and bloggers from all walks of life. Our mission is to post every single day in the month of […]

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Sibling support

After a showdown with Cody this evening, in which I gave him several opportunities to stop arguing with me before taking away the object of his desire, Logan decided to issue a threat of the most dire kind. “Mom,” he said, looking at me gravely. “If you don’t give Cody another chance, I’m going to […]

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While on the way to pick the girls up this afternoon, Logan became unusually quiet. “Are you awake back there?” I called. A short silence ensued before he answered. “Yes, Mom. I’m still at 100%. I’m always at 100%”

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Kid brag: My musicians

This weekend the girls had their Middle School Music Contest. I am bursting with pride over how far they have come since they started playing their instruments last year. Andie was assigned a piece that high school students usually play, and although she ran out of air during a lot of the performance due to […]

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Summer schedules

My tweens are already daydreaming about being able to sleep-in during their summer vacation. This, of course, led to a discussion over how late they’d be able to stay up once school is finished. “I think we should be able to stay up until at least 11:00,” Andie emphatically told me. I stared at her. […]

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Toddlers and breakables

My mom learned from her mom that kids should learn not to touch breakable objects. Parents should leave everything within a curious toddler’s reach so that he can be taught that touching these things is a no-no. This is how she raised me and my sisters, ostensibly with good results. I presume that we were […]

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Happy Easter!

If you celebrate Easter, have a wonderful holiday weekend! We dyed Easter eggs with the cousins this morning and plan to do an outdoor Easter egg hunt this afternoon. Excitement is running high! What are your family’s Easter traditions?

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