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When It Says Loco, Lazy, Loser On The Label, Label, Label

Do you have lovely eyes?  A noble nose?  An infectious smile?  Sometimes it’s hard to see our own outstanding features, even if they are obvious to everyone else.  That’s because some of us can’t see beyond the big, invisible labels … Continue reading

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Hands (Free) Across the Generation Gap

Technological advances have given us a staggering number of communication options.  That means my kids now have unlimited ways to ignore me. Our oldest daughter, Liz, spends a lot of time on the road for work and she has a … Continue reading

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One Small Step, One Giant Leap… Again

Nothing makes a parent’s heart melt quite like their baby’s first, tottering steps into the safety of their loving arms.  Enjoy those moments, because as soon as your kids master walking, they start to run – away from you. When … Continue reading

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One Small Step, One Giant Leap

Nothing makes a parent’s heart melt quite like their baby’s first, tottering steps into the safety of their loving arms.  Enjoy those moments because as soon as your kids master walking, they start to run – away from you. When … Continue reading

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When It Says Loco, Lazy, Loser On The Label, Label, Label

Do you have lovely eyes?  A noble nose?  An infectious smile?  Sometimes it’s hard to see our own outstanding features, even if they are obvious to everyone else.  That’s because some of us can’t see beyond the big, invisible labels … Continue reading

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The Substitute Babysitter

I hated babysitting.  They say kids and dogs know when you’re afraid of them and they take advantage of your terror.  That they can tell when you don’t like them.  Even as a teenager I didn’t like kids (not counting … Continue reading

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When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again…Revisited

We just moved youngest daughter Gwen home from college for the summer.   It’s so great to have her sweet little face around the house again!   Not that I’ve actually seen her face. She sleeps during the day and stays up all … Continue reading

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