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Despite It All

Despite our turn of ill health, we had our own version of high tea here yesterday. The kids ate crustless sandwiches, drank tea from fancy cups (I only had two), and enjoyed crumpets with jam and whipped cream for dessert. … Continue reading

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My Little Pony and #7QT

  1. It’s totally the rage. With my kids. And did you know that they even have a Christmas album? Please, ask me how I know. 2. I finally,¬†finally have entered into a rhythm of school work with Spencer that … Continue reading

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Kids and Safety

I’ve been trying to figure out a good way to talk with the kids about safety broadly. It’s not that we haven’t talked about it, but I’ve never felt that it’s been adequate for possible¬†experiences. The Library While at the … Continue reading

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Adulting As A Parent

Andy and I have hit a new level of adulting – busy with kids’ activities level. Last year felt comfortably busy – nothing too stressful or demanding. This year? We leveled up. Unavoidably.¬†This is a first for the level of … Continue reading

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7 Quick Takes Friday #7QT

1. I’ve given in and have hired a company to help clean my house. And truly, I am so thrilled beyond belief that I will have a clean house. But not a whole house – our budget can just barely … Continue reading

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Snow to the glow

Happy Feast day of St. Francis! and it’s the eve of our eldest daughter’s birthday as well. So much to celebrate! As I sit here the prediction for snow has come true today. It’s sad and expected and because it’s … Continue reading

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This Road

This past week has been all a-bustle with preparations for the opening of the Atrium at my parish next weekend. In truth, the bustling isn’t finished yet. There’s a lot more bustle waiting for me this week. It’s a tough … Continue reading

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