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Do You Love Puzzles?

February 7th, 2008 · 1 Comment

I know that I do and so do my kids. Well, I discovered this neat puzzle site through the Mom Blogs. The site is called, believe it or not, Wuzzles and Puzzles. The thing that I like about this site is that you can print the puzzles out. So, whether you’re headed to the Doctor’s […]

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Tags: Family · Fun Stuff

Thanks, Mom!

July 24th, 2007 · 26 Comments

MamaBlogga’s July writing project is called “Thanks, Mom” and this is my entry. I thought that it would be best to write it in the form of a letter. Dear Mom, I know that I haven’t always appreciated what you’ve done for me. There have been so many times that I’ve taken you for granted. […]

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Tags: Family · Meme · Relationships

A Project for Kids at Risk

July 17th, 2007 · 1 Comment

The blog SuperNanny Rules has been running a great series on preventing delinquency. There are two posts in the series: Prevent Delinquency Project. This post describes a volunteer program to educate parents about threats that children face. The F.A.M.I.L.Y. Model of Parental Supervision. This post describes a model for parental supervision. Both posts highlight the […]

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Tags: Family

Protecting Our Children

July 10th, 2007 · 4 Comments

This is a serious post about a serious issue — the safety of our children. In the interest of protecting our children, there are a couple of sites I would like to make you aware of. Parents Against Predators Act. This act requires sexual predators to disclose their screen names and prohibits them from lying […]

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Tags: Family

Are Your Kids Bored?

July 9th, 2007 · 7 Comments

The summer is upon us and with the summer comes that question that every mom is afraid to hear. “What do I do Mom?” (This is usually uttered in a whiny tone guaranteed to irritate even the most patient mom.) On the heels of that question is the dreaded statement, “I’m bored.” (This is usually […]

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Tags: Family · Fun Stuff

What’s Your Cold Remedy? (Help for a Summer Cold)

July 2nd, 2007 · 3 Comments

I’ve always heard that summer colds are the hardest ones to get rid of, and it seems to be true. At our house, we are passing around a rather unpleasant summer cold. It must be the unusually rainy weather that we are having. Anyway, in light of the circumstances, I thought I’d ask for some […]

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Tags: Family

A Difficult Decision Remembered

June 25th, 2007 · 6 Comments

Dana‘s post last Friday on Finding Purpose took me back to my own decision to leave the corporate world over five years ago. I remember how I agonized over that decision! I had truly come to believe what I had heard almost all of my adult life — “that it takes two incomes to get […]

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Tags: Family · Save Money

Are We Becoming Our Moms?

June 21st, 2007 · 14 Comments

One of our favorite restaurants (that boasts of excellent home-cooking) is decorated with signs all over the walls. On the signs are famous sayings that “Mom” used to say. The sayings include: “Brush your teeth” “If everyone else jumped over a cliff, would you jump too?” “Go to bed” “Pick up your toys” “Clean your […]

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Tags: Family · Relationships



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