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When I have two sick kids…

…I stay at home. Cuddle. Read books. Keep the Hyland’s cold formula and Echinacea flowing. And remember to be thankful for my husband for paying the Netflix bill each month. It’s a sad kind of excuse to do absolutely nothing. … Continue reading

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The Vacay is Over

Okay, so I didn’t REALLY take a vacation. But it sounds better than saying that most days, I just forgot we had a blog. Oops.

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Declan’s New Blanket

Danny’s mother sent a beautiful quilt for Declan. Bella received one when she little also; it’s her tradition to give the grand kids a homemade quilt.  The quilts are the perfect size: just large enough to play on, small enough … Continue reading

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Bella is starting “school”!

After a reading “Parenting on a Penny: Affordable (Or Free!) Preschool Resources” written by Erin at The Humbled Homemaker, I decided Bella would start pre-school on Monday. No, I’m not sending her to a daycare; we’re doing it at home! … Continue reading

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Laundry day…

…is more fun for Bella than it is for me. I have a great little helper! (As long as I don’t care about how things are folded.)                      

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What do tigers eat? And do you own a pair of “radio ear covers”?

During a discussion on tigers, Danny asked Bella if they ate antelopes. Bella answered “Yes.” When he asked her if she knew what an antelope was, she replied, “It’s like a watermelon.”

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Hair Clips, Sharing, and Looking Pretty

While running around doing everything(moving chickens, doing laundry, cleaning up the kitchen, feeding the kids…), I found one of Bella’s clips. I didn’t have pockets and my hair was falling, so the clip went into my hair.  Much, much later, Bella … Continue reading

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Cuddling with Daddy (and being Jealous)

Declan wanted to cuddle with Daddy last night. He leaned, leaned, leaned… and finally launched himself to Daddy.

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“Hey, Momma! I’m texting!”

That’s right. She knows one thing about texting: it involves a cell phone. And since she had one of those (an old one with no battery), she could text.Gah! She looks like a mini teenager!  

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Through an Artist’s Eyes

Bella is quite the artist now; she can draw people very well. Just ask her Grandpa, who was sent a Father’s Day card with a picture of him sitting on a swing. Very unique. This is her portrait of Declan: … Continue reading

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