Parenting

Why Getting a Slap in the Face by the School Counselor was Good for Me

Why Getting a Slap in the Face by the School Counselor was Good for Me

Ok…Not literally.  The school counselor didn’t actually put her hand across my face, but she did send a jolt through me and ROCKED MY WORLD! Let’s just start from the beginning. This is Isaac. He’s our 6 year old special needs son.  Isaac can walk, but not run.  He can’t talk, feed himself, or use(…)

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Sibling Bonds–An AMAZING Discovery

Sibling Bonds–An AMAZING Discovery

The Brotherly bond…it’s a beautiful thing. When people ask the age of my boys, they seem a little shocked at how far apart they are.  How can they be close to each other or have anything in common with such age gaps??  (they are 18, 10 and 5) In this age of technology, I’ll share(…)

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Laundry and the Hamper–CountingToTen

Laundry and the Hamper–CountingToTen

  MY “CountingToTen Moment” are those rare (or in my house, quite frequent) moments where someone (usually my kids or husband) does something SO outrageous that I have to STOP in my tracks….TAKE a deep breath….and COUNT TO TEN.   IF I don’t do that…I will probably start using my OUTSIDE voice in the house, children(…)

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Time to #GrabSummerFun #CBias #SocialFabric

Time to #GrabSummerFun #CBias #SocialFabric

It has been a truly LONG year for our family.  As a family we moved from a small coastal town in Washington to Reno, NV (rain to sun).   I personally had a hernia repair and then my gall bladder taken out.  My husband was diagnosed with colon cancer and then had to have surgery on(…)

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Redbox Charges for UNreturned Games and Movies

Redbox Charges for UNreturned Games and Movies

  MY “CountingToTen Moment” are those rare (or in my house, quite frequent) moments where someone (usually my kids or husband) does something SO outrageous that I have to STOP in my tracks….TAKE a deep breath….and COUNT TO TEN.   IF I don’t do that…I will probably start using my OUTSIDE voice in the house, children(…)

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