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Raising Kids in Faith

It has been a very long time since I have blogged.  I have thought about it often but didn’t have any thing inspirational to write about until today. Let me give you some background information first.  My sons and I … Continue reading

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Surprise Weekend

I generally have a plan in mind for my day, a to-do-list so to speak.  But I have to admit that since becoming a mom I have had to learn to go with the flow. More times than not my … Continue reading

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Coloring

As a little girl I use to love to color.  It may have been the influence of my mom who was an artist.  My mom’s artistic gene never made it to me, both my older sisters got it though.   Coloring for … Continue reading

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A Christmas Story

How many times have you watched A Christmas Story this holiday season?  In our household, my husband’s father absolutely loves the movie.  He was born and brought up in Cleveland, Ohio.  The movie apparently was filmed in Cleveland but was … Continue reading

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Kindness… Love…

Sometimes it is hard to see kindness and love in a world that is changing before our eyes.  I don’t watch a lot of television but I do see the news on the internet through some media outlets.  The stories are scary, … Continue reading

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Living Life

I have a quick story to tell you.  I was sitting at the kitchen table with my youngest son the other day.  We were talking about school and life in general. The best time to get the most information from … Continue reading

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Holding Hands

When my kids were little holding hands seemed so natural.  I didn’t want them running off in public and getting lost and they felt safer close by in crowds. But nothing lasts forever and as they grow up the times … Continue reading

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Bursting with Pride

        Yesterday was a double “small moments” day for me. First, I started off at my oldest son’s class play, The Sword in the Stone. They had to create all the scenery on their own and came up with their own … Continue reading

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Outstanding Teacher

Do you remember a teacher that impacted your life the most?  One that you were inspired by?  One that took you under their wing and guided you? A teacher you will never forget! Several months ago, I received an email … Continue reading

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Bike Riding

My sons are finally both old enough that we can take family bike rides and not lose one due to heat, tiredness, or boredom.  I have been waiting for this moment for a long time. Yesterday was Memorial Day and … Continue reading

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