Category Archives: Family

Terrible Twos, Teens and Tantrums – Fantasy vs. Reality

First, Let’s Take a Stroll Through Lala Land I recently came across an article that included this cute description of the Terrible Twos: “….the occasional tantrum.” Bwahahahaha!!! (Wipes tear from eye.) But seriously, I digress. The article went on to … Continue reading

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Playing Twenty Questions with Pebbles – an Exercise in Futility

When we play Twenty Questions with Pebbles the person who is It states the beginning letter of the object they’re thinking of. Our way of sneaking in homeschool under the guise of fun. Pebbles: Okay. I’m thinking of something that … Continue reading

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A Dr. Who Man Cave for the Dog

Pebbles made a cozy little hidey place for our dog, Fighter. For the record, Fighter is not a Fighter. And a little hidey place is all he needs because he’s also not big. He’s about 8 lbs. of not big. … Continue reading

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Brass Knuckles at the Gun Show, Violent Toys and Kid-Free Time.

So The Rock and Pebbles went to a local gun show recently. First, let me say that I absolutely LOVE that The Rock and Pebbles enjoy doing things together. He’s such an amazing daddy and I feel so blessed to … Continue reading

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The Cheese Question

“Would you like some cheese with that whine?” Oh, how Pebbles hates it when I say that. But not nearly as much as I hate hearing her whine. Or, for that matter, hearing any child whine if I am responsible … Continue reading

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Her Compliments Went Downhill as the Day Wore On

Recently Pebbles told The Rock, “I hope I’m just like you when I grow up.” One of the absolute BEST EVER compliments a parent can hear from their kid. The Rock: Really? Why? Pebbles: Because you’re funny. I hope I’m … Continue reading

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There Are Some Things Kids Just Don’t Need to Know

I’ve always believed that it’s important to fill kids’ minds with information. When my own kids were growing up I introduced them to new ideas, concepts and facts to stimulate their minds and tried my best to answer their gazillion … Continue reading

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John Denver Was Wrong. So, So Wrong

Maybe, when John Denver first read the words to “Thank God I’m a Country Boy,” he visualized an idyllic, simplistic and peaceful life on the farm, never realizing how very wrong he actually was. John probably didn’t intentionally mislead us. … Continue reading

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Have I Told You Lately That I Love My Husband?

Cue music. “Have I Told You Lately” By Van Morrison Now, while you’ve got that lovely love song playing in your head I’ll tell you one of the many reasons why I love my husband. It involves my sewing/computer room, … Continue reading

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So Louie and I Threw a Birthday Party

If you’ve read my posts about Louie you know the title of this post does not mean I had a good time. I’m pretty sure Louie did, though. If you haven’t read about Louie yet, you really should. Go ahead. … Continue reading

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