Monthly Archives: October 2009

Birthday Party Madness

I have come to the conclusion that I am a sad, sad woman. My kids’ birthday parties are getting out of hand. I have two parties within the two weeks and the guest list alone is enough to send any … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Empathy…

I had a valuable lesson in compassion and empathy recently. My nephew is the sweetest little boy. G has a sunny disposition and is cuddly and loving. He also drops into a tantrum at the smallest provocation and doesn’t always … Continue reading

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A Great Tip for Getting Through a Deployment…

Sometimes the blogosphere gets it right. One of my favorite blogs belongs to a woman with a husband currently deployed with the US military. She can be a little racy but always real and usually fun. As a Canadian military … Continue reading

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Patience is a virtue. Unfortunately, it is not one I was blessed with to any measurable degree. I will admit, I surprised myself after my children were born and found I did have more patience than I thought, but even … Continue reading

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Passing the Torch…

I’m feeling a heavy weight of responsibility. No matter how old I get there are still jobs for which I always count on my mom. One of those has been keeping the family stories and the family history. These are … Continue reading

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