Tag Archive: children

Jan 30 2014

Teaching Our Kids to Live Generously

Today at work I hosted a group of middle school students who celebrated Catholic Schools Week by giving back to the community. They whipped through the project I had planned for them, So I took a break and told them about the non-profit that I fund raise for, the population we serve, and some of …

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Nov 30 2011

Why We Don’t Have an Elf on the Shelf

Let me get this out in the open. I’m not judging you if you have adopted an elf to report your children’s behavior to Santa. I’m not. But, let’s just say, it’s not for me. Lest you think I’m all Bah Humbug and no fun…click around here. We have a lot of fun. We laugh …

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Nov 05 2011

My Life by the Numbers

Isn’t if funny how our lives stack up? I may not be where I ever pictured myself, but I’d not trade any of this for the world! Married: 16.5 years Pregnant: 208 weeks (just shy of 4 years) 4 sons 2 daughters 12 years (so far) of diaper changes 87 months breastfeeding (just over 7 …

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Sep 12 2011

My Child of 9/11

Of all the things I remember about 9/11, I remember being pregnant. It was not my first pregnancy, and it would not be my last, yet it was a pregnancy marked with sorrow. I was a young mother, with 5 and 3 year old sons. I had just flown back home (via United Airlines, no …

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Sep 02 2011

Mommy Wars and Megyn Kelly?

So, last night I was watching TV with the Rev. We usually watch movies (usually movies that I want to watch, which may or may not be a source of marital tension), but our DVR is currently empty of anything I wanted to watch. So I sat back and read and let the Rev. channel …

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