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Around this time last year, I made the mistake of putting off enrolling Rhysie in 3’s pre-school for the Fall.  When the Fall rolled around I couldn’t find a single school that would take him except the pricey private schools.  Man, that was an oversight.  All year, Rhysie’s asked when he gets to go to […]

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Every 1st Monday of the month, I’ll be taking seriously my One Word for 2013 by joining Kristin, Alyssa, Suzannah, Leigh, Danielle & others to update our one word progress.  You can join the OneWord365.com community & use the #onewordupdate hashtag on Twitter to follow along. The word I chose was establish.  One aspect I hope to establish […]

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Earlier today, I begun planning out my 2013 plans, dreams & B.H.A.G.’s.  (Big, hairy, audacious goals).  I made a date with Ransom at Target to do so… I believe an annual review of the previous year with a solid plan for the next is vitally important behavior for those of us wanting to live graceful, […]

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netizen |ˈnetəzən| noun a user of the Internet, esp. a habitual or avid one.   Are You Focusing On The Obstacle Or The Opportunity? by Michael Hyatt Perhaps if it had been us, we would have spent more time focusing on the problem—analyzing Goliath, digging deeper into the problem, and trying to understand the various […]

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netizen |ˈnetəzən| noun a user of the Internet, esp. a habitual or avid one. ~ I loved this touching story of a Mama living through her baby being born 10 weeks early.  But, it’s more about  creating your own light until you get to the end of the tunnel. ~ Have unmet expectations?  Great post […]

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It’s those lips, that pug nose, those innocent eyes, those bored faces… It’s those truly happy expressions… …from a truly happy boy. It’s his enthusiasm for life… …his love for his family… …which he constantly talks about… From his tongue to his feet… …I love everything about him. **Don’t forget you can still win a […]

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Image via Early Childhood Education. (Link removed at their request). I’ll take ANY of those losses to gain these beautiful smiles… So.  What have you gained by being a parent?

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…and I use the word “camping” very loosely considering I was staying in a cabin with lights, mirrors, heat and outlets for hair accessories. Still, I’d like to think I made a sufficient effort at style for a week of “camping” while working crazy long hours (8am – 11:30pm) doing student training… The pic above […]

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