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Thanks for sticking along side of me in 2014. It’s been a fantastic year for so many reasons. Today’s blog post will Recap my most favorite posts. I found magic this year! Check out the links to old posts. Enjoy! … Continue reading

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Welcome to the New Year. If you’re just joining me here, welcome.  Goals for me didn’t just start in January, or heck even this year. For the last 2 years, (mostly) every month I would set aside time to write out … Continue reading

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Two months before Rogan’s 1st Birthday we had a very serious doctors appointment. After many kind people pointing out Rogan’s lazy eye we finally saw a pediatric Ophthalmologist. I was really nervous about his appointment and concerned for the out come. … Continue reading

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My oldest is 3 3/4 years of age. Over the last 2-3 months the whining kicked it. MY ears are so sick of this whining and it really gets the best of me. It really makes me cave in quickly … Continue reading

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It amazes me how much Calvin LOVES to pretend play. We were lucky enough to get a hand me down shirt that came with a cape. A stunt man cape to be exact. It’s his new favorite shirt to wear, … Continue reading

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Over the weekend I got to celebrate a post Mother’s Day with a bunch of ladies from my moms club. One of the leaders who also has boys my age, is pregnant with her third baby. We jokingly told her … Continue reading

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1 year ago Today, I gave birth to another baby boy. After 27 hours of labor I was so ready for his appearance. Happy Birthday Rogan.

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3 more months till the academic school year ends. Bring on the summer fun. Firs,t I am updating my resume and scouting out new jobs. Why yes I do work PT as a school teacher in a local private Catholic … Continue reading

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My house is less clean than it should be but there are always telltale signs that a drunken midget dinosaur is roaming about somewhere. No, I am talking about the silent snitches. The ones a last-minute vacuum cleaner scan can’t … Continue reading

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We teach our kids to walk and talk and then we teach them to sit down and be quiet. Recently Calvin Rogan has started to crawl. Don’t mind the confusion of kids name, the forgetfulness has set in. Soon enough … Continue reading

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      Don’t freak out yet. I’m not going any where. No one is leaving except…………..       …Baby clothing. I’m donating a bunch to a friend who is having her 3rd baby in April. Her first were … Continue reading

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We played outside today! Did a little snow shoeing and snow play.  It was a great time. Got to love Calvin’s silly faces. Because my 3 1/2 year old refused to nap lately, this is what I walk into the … Continue reading

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It’s been almost 10 months of breastfeeding. We have had our issues at the start, but we are at the beginning of the end.  I wrote about his discreditably and his refusal to sit and nurse. I pumped through it, … Continue reading

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I can’t state how important it is to have routine in a child’s life. They depend on the structure for adults to guide them through the day with what is happening now, in a few minutes and later that day. … Continue reading

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It’s that time again. You look in the pantry, and find nothing. You look in the freezer and find miscellaneous random peas and such. You look in the refrigerator and find an almost empty milk carton. The baby needs more … Continue reading

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Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring not even a mouse. Just kidding. It’s mom and dad taking on the role of Santa Claus. As my husband and I wrapped our kids … Continue reading

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Baby it’s cold outside! If you’re wondering if you should let your kid play in the snow….. the answer is always YES! Here in upstate New York it snows. Some days more then others and some winters more than others. … Continue reading

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{GUEST POST ELF ON THE SHELF IDEAS} My name is Kristin Earle and I am the mother of two very active, very sweet little boys. I absolutely love Christmas, and I love doing fun and creative things with and for … Continue reading

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I would like to share with you just one of the many holiday traditions we have as a family. The Peppermint Pig Family Tradition THE PEPPERMINT PIG My pig came from Saratoga Sweets. The tradition of the famous Peppermint Pig … Continue reading

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