Monthly Archives: June 2011

Is There Respect in Your Relationship?

My four year old, Charlie, had heart surgery last month. It went amazingly well, only 47 hours in the hospital! The first 24 were a bit overwhelming for him, not totally understanding what was happening. He would cry and get … Continue reading

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Granddaddy, Dr. Phil, and Pregnancy

I really didn’t know my Granddaddy until I was an adult.  I mean, I knew him as a child and teenager, but I didn’t really know him until adulthood when I realized that we are not guaranteed a tomorrow this … Continue reading

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Relationships are like Public Bathrooms

I once heard someone say he likes to leave a public bathroom looking better when he leaves it, than when he came in. It’s the same idea as being a courteous guest and making the bed you slept in while … Continue reading

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Happy, Independent Decorating (Think 4th of July)

“The secret of happiness is freedom. The secret of freedom is courage” (Thucydides quotes, Ancient Greek historian and author). While I’ve always thought the secret of freedom was discipline, when it comes to decorating your home, courage probably is a more … Continue reading

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What Nobody Told Me

Before being hired on as full-time mommy, my job entailed riding around on airplanes five days a week.  Most days, I traveled with a rowdy red-head named Allison.  Allison had five kids; I had one on the way, so she … Continue reading

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Avoiding the Bedtime Water Binge

It’s 8:45 P.M.  In about three hours, I will begin my attempt to make up for all the water I didn’t drink today.  I’ll fill up the water bottle that I keep in my bathroom (there’s just something about bathroom … Continue reading

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