Tag Archives: kids

Good Boys to Good Men

I find myself in a really fun season of parenting right now. I have a sweet four year old who brings our family more joy than I can express. Over the past four+ years I’ve written many times about his … Continue reading

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Why I love having a “Do Not Disturb” sign.

I haven’t always had one of these on my door.  When my bigs were littles, we lived on  a very busy street and no one stopped by unannounced.  When they were littles, their playdates were scheduled. Once we moved to … Continue reading

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Pictures from our first day of school 2013

As I shared on Monday, we started our 2013-2014 school year.  The night before, Hayden asked if he could get up early and make a surprise breakfast for everyone.  I agreed and so at 6:30 he came downstairs and made … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Day Gift(s) – 2013

I fully understand that I’m a bit behind in posting about how great my Mother’s Day was. That’s okay because I’ve been celebrating for weeks and will continue to do so for years to come. Here’s the story… While we … Continue reading

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Battleships, cannons, and war artifacts.

Another boring school thing we had to do on vacation… poor kids… We drove from Oak Island, NC to the Southport/Fort Fisher Ferry because we wanted to make a stop by Fort Fisher and see the historical sites there.  I have a … Continue reading

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Pull-up bar, wooden stool, & frozen peas

What do those things have in common? Nothing, unless you’re a ten year old boy. Recently Hayden and Carson were playing around on Matt’s pull-up bar and Carson had been using a wooden square-shape-topped stool to reach the bar.  Hayden, … Continue reading

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Keeping up with Chore Money

Quite often I’m asked how we keep up with chore money.  I have found a neat app I thought I might share with you, but first, a bit about how we do chores. Every morning, seven days a week, my kids have … Continue reading

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Family Funnies

Over the past few weeks I’ve been collecting some of the funny things my kids have said or done.  I love them.  They make my heart sing.  These kids are why I’m on the planet right now and I love … Continue reading

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