Tag Archive: daily life

Oct 08 2016

Stressed? Blessed? Or Something in Between?

I have a rare fall Saturday at home today. The coffee is brewing. The girls are mindlessly watching cartoons. The first of many loads of laundry is washing (or the last of the midweek loads are rewashing–don’t judge!) We are having an absolutely picture-perfect fall her in North Dakota this year. The stuff that magazine …

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Nov 30 2010

My Cherished Readers:

Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Last week I asked you to chime in on your thoughts on holidays and dates and family time. Chime in you did. I am humbled. You all gave me so much to think about! I’m going to really cherish my time having all of my kids under one roof …

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Nov 12 2010

Good friends are better than magazines!

I’ve come pretty far as a mom. I’ve gone from the one needing constant advice to being the one asked for advice. I’ve been able to let go of some of the temptations that come with motherhood. The temptation to compare children is less than it used to be, though the addition of twins to …

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Oct 12 2010

Getting Ready for Halloween; Costume Supercenter Review

Getting six kids ready for Halloween is tough. October is a super busy month, full of Halloween parties for the Cub Scouts, groups of friends and sports teams. And then there is the Trick or Treating. We end up having to plan in advance and then allow for changes of mind. While we’ve been known to …

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Oct 05 2010

How to be a better mother.

I bet that you wish becoming better at motherhood was as easy as reading a blog post. I do too. Sadly, our sinful nature does not allow us to to be the moms we envision. You know what I’m talking about. I envision myself as a sort of June Cleaver in 2010. (If June Cleaver would …

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