Category Archive for 'Firsts'

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Confirmation day

Our amazing, wonderful daughters were confirmed this morning at church. They’ve been going to confirmation classes every Wednesday during the school year since the 5th grade. It has been a long road, but today, they got to stand up and profess their faith to the church. Meaningful bits: 1. The baptismal font they are standing […]

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When innocence is lost

Cody reminds me a lot of myself as a child. He loves to read, gets a little thrill from anything remotely historical, has trouble getting to sleep due to his night-owl tendencies and he’s highly sensitive to unpleasant situations. All of these factors came crashing together last night when Cody flung the door to my […]

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Another first

So today the girls had one of their friends over for the afternoon. Why is this yet another of many upcoming firsts? Because their friend is a 14-year-old boy. J, as I’m going to call him (he’s an avid reader of my blog and I told him I’d use a pseudonym — even though he […]

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