kids

But Mommy, he LOVES us

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We drove into our garage not too long ago and my son yelled, “I just saw a mouse jump out of my soccer backpack!” (We keep his backpack near the door inside the garage.) Sure enough, after checking his backpack and finding a half-chewed granola bar, we knew we had a visitor during the day. […] Read more…

The Choking Game – It’s Not a Game

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My heart has been so heavy for a family near us who recently lost their teenage son. I don’t know the family personally (they are friends of a friend of our neighbors), but their loss and the circumstances around their son’s death have been on my mind since I heard the news. I feel compelled to […] Read more…

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When did your kids figure it out? (Or have they?)

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The other night, my son came up to me out of the blue and said, “So, Mom, you’re the Tooth Fairy, right?” My daughter–eleven now–had long since figured it out, but to hear my nine-year-old (my youngest) ask the question made me a little sad. Mike and I always agreed that if and when our kids asked, we’d tell them. So there I […] Read more…