Mom Life

She turns 11…

How did this happen?  Yesterday you were 5 with your big LL Bean backpack heading into school. Having all you can do to get the door open.  Now you are almost a teen with your own mind, your own opinions and your own choice in music.  You are stronger than you realize.  You are braver than you know.  You are …

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Pick the battles…

Momming is hard.  I need to learn to pick my battles. This morning did not go as planned.  It is picture day at school.  Little Girl asked me to curl her hair.  I love to play with her hair so it was no problem.  I got up extra early to get myself ready for my teacher picture.  I knock on …

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Got a wall…

The pressure is real.  To make fun summer memories without breaking the bank.  This weekend we had planned on a fun outing of a drive-in movie…yes they still have those where I live.   Husband and I made plans to surprise Little Girl.  Even the best-laid plans…!  They had changed up the movies for Friday so the movie we were going …

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Easter came and went…

Easter came and went… Is Covid over yet?  It seems life has paused.  Just yesterday it was Valentine’s Day and now here we are at Easter!  EASTER!  Easter came with very little fanfare.  No fields packed with eggs to find.  No Son-rise Church service.  Be wary of visiting family that is not in your direct social group we were warned.  …

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