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focus

Lately I have felt unfocused. It’s been difficult to blog or pray. I feel like this happens frequently. Maybe it’s just the way I am. Things have been good though. I’m not depressed. The house is seeing some progress and...

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Talent

In Clare news today… This evening she was walking around the living room picking clothes up off the floor with her toes and then taking them to the laundry pile. She collected several pieces this way. Brad and I were...

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Sophie’s Answer

As told to me by Sophia’s Sunday School teacher, Dee Schippert: “It was the Sunday before Easter. The children were all sitting on the rug… I had a big class that day, probably at least 10. They were being so...

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Really Starting

It is done. 🙂 Yep, there it is. A mother’s day gift of sorts? 🙂 So, it came down on Friday and today the hole where our new house will go was cleaned out and the new house foundation will...

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little girl; big girl

Yesterday when we got home from the store, I took the girls in – Clare was carried since she was tired and crabby – and then I came back out to get our things. I was surprised to hear the...

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Rules

First-borns are notorious for being rule-followers. I admit that in some areas I am obsessive about this. That’s why I’m an English teacher. On the other hand, I think I’m more laid back than many and I’m glad. My oldest...

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A New Day

I’ve read into chapter 6 of the Birth Order Book. This chapter is titled “Moving from Perfectionism Toward Excellence.” In this chapter he talks about the difference between Perfectionism and Excellence and has a number of “tips” for me to...

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Partnering with Hearts

If you’ve read my blog, you know that I’m kindof 🙂 obssessed with Hearts at Home. Recently I partnered up with this organization as a blogger. Over time I hope to share with you the many resources this ministry has...

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Good Enough. Really?

One of the sessions I went to at Hearts at Home was Dr. Kevin Leman’s session on Birth Order. I’ve been wanting to read his book for years, fascinated with his theories about how birth order influences our personality and...

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But if I don’t have Love, I am nothing.

The Mom’s Bible Study group that I’ve been a part of this year (a huge blessing to say the least) read and discussed this book Who Got Peanut Butter on My Daily Planner? Organizing and LOVING Your Days as Mom,...

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