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Fiction or Non-Fiction?

It amazes me how our children pick up on things that are on our minds and hearts, without us even speaking them.

Or maybe it’s just that I’m tying what they’re asking into what’s weighing on me. 500 more words

Watching and Waiting

My little guy Cooter has been under the weather for a few days.  He started off complaining of a sore throat and then the sniffles hit.   811 more words

Learning from a Bear

The littles and I have been reading A Bear Called Paddington by Michael Bond.  In anticipation of the movie, don’t you know.

Because I am THAT parent.   633 more words


Click, click, click.  I heard the clicking of her paws against the floor as I went into the kitchen to fix lunch for me and the littles.   497 more words

Hold Your Treasure Close

Seems like there’s some entrepreneurial spirit going on right here in our own house.  I’m not sure if it’s because the new season of “Shark Tank” has begun (my whole crew likes guessing if an endeavor will get an offer and if so, who will make it), or if it’s because they know there’s another eleven months until Christmas so they might have to earn and buy their own fun things. 434 more words

Parting the Fog

A cold, gray, foggy day in Georgia.

Tucked away in the warmth of home.

This evening we ventured out in it and as we were about to get in the car to head home after dark, the littles exclaimed their surprise that it was still foggy. 266 more words

When What's Before Us Is a Bit Over-Much

Today the littles spent a bit of this cold afternoon watching videos about life in Denmark, Sweden, and Norway.  We found these cool, very age appropriate videos that show everyday life in each of these countries.   491 more words