Morning Tears

My eyes opened to the sound of dishes being done at 6:32am. Teens are up and doing chores, the morning shift had started. I got up and staggered into my sweats. I wrapped up in my old lady sweater, and grabbed the doorknob to turn it and open the door to face the chaos that […]

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Summer Lovin’

I opened the van door to assess the situation. It was time to start packing our things for our camping trip to bear lake. I wanted to ensure that the van was clean and tidy before I started loading the copious amounts of crap that I thought we would need for a 48 hour trip. […]

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The Time I Planned A Pregnancy

The hubs and I put on our best jeans, brushed our teeth, set #10 up with Nana, and headed out the door. We didn’t speak much, there were a lot of emotions in the car. Siri told us how to navigate our way through town and just as she firmly stated, turn left and the […]

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My Fading Grandma

Earlier this week, we received a random knock on the front door which freaks me out because we all know how well I do with unexpected guests…. NOT WELL AT ALL. There are three people on this planet that can show up unannounced to our house and this was not one of them. My husband […]

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Step. Mom.

Step. Mom. Yep, I said it. The ugly word. The only time this word has been sexy is when Julia Roberts played the younger, more fun, new wife in the movie Stepmom. Other than that, it is always about barking orders at children and growing obscene moles on your face. While I do occasionally bark […]

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Saved By the Nuggie

The days can be long around here. We start early, we shut down late, and there are a billion things to do in between start up and shut down despite the fact that it is summer “break”. From workouts, teaching, working in the business, working ON the business, diapers, laundry, cleaning, melt downs, appointments, trampolines, […]

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