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September 11, 2013
September 11 and Living History
On September 11, we pray, we grieve, and we remember. Just the words "World Trade...
September 10, 2013
Unexpected Good Advice
I called today to arrange for some home maintenance work that I need done twice...
September 01, 2013
Outstanding Math Picture Book
My preschool set has a new vocabulary, and my older ones are thinking about math...
August 28, 2013
I live in New Jersey, so almost every family I know spends a lot of...
August 09, 2013
Looney Tunes: charmingly quaint?
We have just introduced the kids to the wonderful world of Looney Tunes, thanks to...
August 07, 2013
As you may already know, two of my children will be going to school outside...
August 06, 2013
Thoughts from a ring bearer
Being in a wedding is a big deal for a young boy. Measure him for...
July 21, 2013
First Ever American Ninja Warrior?
Have you seen American Ninja Warrior? While not quite as good as the original Japanese...
July 17, 2013
Why am I here?
When I joined a new gym, I was given a questionnaire from the personal training...
July 15, 2013
1. So I thought this was really interesting -- More or less every week, a...
July 11, 2013
Now Observing the Fourth* Commandment! Sort of.
Here is the current sign outside the United Methodist Church in our neighborhood: Make no...
July 10, 2013
Laundry Saver for my Fashionisto
When it comes to laundry, I don't let perfection become the enemy of the good,...
June 19, 2013
I've been thinking a lot about this whole "makers gotta mess" concept. I know that...
June 18, 2013
By most accounts, I am a young mother. I had my first daughter at 22...
June 11, 2013
Afraid of Commercials
It has happened... our five-year-Army-subsidized stint in Germany is drawing to a close. We have...
June 05, 2013
Living the Dream – The Joys of Home Ownership
Recently, we had a plumber come out to fix a slow drain in the children's...
May 23, 2013
Three kids is the new two, right? And so now the fourth-born is the "extra"...
May 22, 2013
Our family had a lot of reasons to celebrate this past weekend... Proving to me...
May 17, 2013
Mother’s Day Afternoon
A picnic... An adventure... And an extra load of laundry!
May 16, 2013
I Am Not Superwoman
"When you reach the end of your rope, you will find the hem of His...
May 14, 2013
Are any of our readers having trouble leaving a comment on the blog this week?...
May 02, 2013
Thoughts for Thursday, Stomach Virus Edition
What am I cooking? Last night the baby puked 20+ times until we were rescued...
April 29, 2013
Lead Us Not into Temptation
When I was a popular 13-year-old eighth grader at a privileged public middle school in...
March 31, 2013
Happy Easter! He is Risen! You only get so many Easter Sundays, and so we...
March 30, 2013
Hit the Road, Jack
By the time you read this, my family will have been on the road for...
March 14, 2013
Pope Francis and Our Call to Service
How Pope Francis will help us start serving the church and stop serving ourselves.
February 21, 2013
A New Way to Shop for Baby?
My little June baby does not fit many of our hand-me-downs, so I am getting...
February 11, 2013
5 Intentional Home Projects for Lent
If you know me, you know that I love a good excuse to declutter. I...
February 04, 2013
Take February, add cold, add homebound children, subtract sunlight, subtract social outlets, stir it all...
February 02, 2013
A Few Ways to Improve February
I have to admit to being the builder who wrote the email with a subject...
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