Category Archives: Family Life

Worthless?


Tonight, I watched my sister-in-law’s pinning ceremony to become a nurse, and I was proud. As I sat there, though, I also felt a sense of worthlessness. I never went to college. I never pursued a career. I never made … Continue reading

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Two year tornado anniversary


It’s been two years since the tornado changed our lives. Looking back today, I see there were many blessings that have risen up out of that enormous trial. Sometimes in life, you make choices that you think are the right … Continue reading

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Eden’s first sleepover at our new house


Eden Rose had her first sleep over at the new house. Actually it was her first sleepover ever where someone stayed with her. She spent the night last month with a friend at their house. Her friend’s mom informed me … Continue reading

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Birthdays…


We always begin October with a Bang, and literally do not stop until the end of the month. I don’t know why we know SO. MANY. PEOPLE. who were born this month. Count back approximately 40 weeks, though, and you … Continue reading

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No Excuses


I know, I know…no excuses from me on NOT writing since May! You guys know the drill, anyway. Moving into the new house, getting settled, decorating, school starting, etc….etc…. I sometimes run across something I REALLY want to blog about, … Continue reading

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Thank goodness for Guardian Angels~


Friday, David sent Ethan and a helper to work at the new house, while he went on to another tile job. I know it’s hard to believe this, but Ethan is 17, and perfectly capable of doing manual labor…(even though … Continue reading

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March 2012


March was busy, as always. Ethan turned 17, and Eden turned 7. We had the usual birthday celebrations on top of the on-going┬ástress of trying to get the house ready to move in. David took the whole month off from … Continue reading

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