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Dirty feet and flash mobs

On 10 July 2011 , tags: breastfeeding, mothering 0 Comments

Tonight I noticed my feet are dirty. Little Buddy has dirty feet too. It's summertime! I can barely open the front door to get the mail before LB tries to slip past me and out to FREEDOM. That's my nature boy for you. We pass the time away by running through sprinklers and playing in a $10 plastic kiddie pool ...

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Turning the big ONE!

On 07 July 2011 , tags: mothering 1 Comments

Turns out that a one year old birthday doesn't have to be that big of a deal. Well, not for us anyway. You see, I had it all planned in my head. Then I replanned, and planned again. We were going to have a big birthday bash with all of his closest friends. Then we weren't. Then we were. ...

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My child got a frenectomy and I lived to tell about it!

On 01 July 2011 , tags: children, mothering 2 Comments

I just found out a couple of months ago that I can't do it all. Yes, I am admitting it....I am human. I can do a lot of things. In fact, I am doing a pretty darn good job and being a part-time working mother and wife if you ask me. But, my mom likes to say "just because ...

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Time Out!

On 22 June 2011 , tags: mothering 1 Comments

What have I been up to these days? My son turned one last week. Need I say more? This has been a very busy season in our lives and therefore my thoughts are staying in my head these days instead of making them to your computer screen. I have lots to share and tell you so please don't give up ...

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Baby Teeth Update

On 08 June 2011 , tags: children, mothering 1 Comments

Many of you have been asking about LB's surgery. I appreciate your thoughts and concerns. I am one anxious mommy over here. So here is an update. Our original plan to travel to New York has been replaced by plan B. I found out that the dentist I saw growing up in Kansas now does the same type of laser ...

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Father's Day Giveaway

On 07 June 2011 57 Comments

June has been a busy month at our house and only gets busier. With Little Buddy's frenectomy next week, his 1st birthday (!!!), a family reunion, a trip to visit family, and Father's Day we are off to a busy summer already. To get my mind off the anxiety associated with LB's surgery and traveling, I have decided to announce ...

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His Biggest Cheerleader

On 25 May 2011 , tags: mothering 0 Comments

"Yay, Little Buddy!" "Such a good boy you are!" "Way to go!" "Just a few more seconds!" "Doing such a fantastic job!" These are just a few of the phrases that I can be heard saying (in my high pitched voice) when it comes to brushing Little Buddy's teeth. You see, I dropped the ball....hard. When it comes to the oral health for my ...

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Living the Mommy Life

On 22 May 2011 0 Comments

The irony about writing a blog about mothering is that sometimes I am TOO busy actually mothering to write about it! So what have we been up to? : Organizing toys. Our elderly neighbor sadly passed away a couple of months ago and her family had a garage sale last week. We bought a wonderful toy bin (must have been ...

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And the winner is....

On 08 May 2011 , tags: etc… 4 Comments

I am very happy and pleased to announce the winner of the Ultimate Mommy Giveaway! Thank you to all who "shared" and "liked" this past week. It truly means so much to me to have the support of fellow mothers. Congratulations to one very special and deserving mother..... Kimberly Sanderson! I am conjuring up another special giveaway for Father's Day too. Stay tuned! I hope ...

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Heaven holds my baby: My ectopic pregnancy story

On 07 May 2011 3 Comments

This Mother's Day there are mommies who are holding a special place in their hearts for a baby that did not make it to this earth. I am so very blessed to celebrate my first Mother's Day with a Little Buddy. But, the baby I first conceived will never grace my arms. I will never kiss its precious cheeks ...

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