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A Beginner’s Guide to Holy Week

This has been an incredible Holy Week so far. I have never in my life focused so much on the events and meaning of this week. Similar to my experience at Christmas, I have now actually learned to whole story … Continue reading

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Adoration and the Kindness of a Stranger

Lent has begun! I am feeling quite energized by it, though I’m trying not to be the crazy Baby Catholic who has to Give Up All The Things for Lent and totally go overboard. I’m please with what I have … Continue reading

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The Best Laid Plans

My plan was to write this, post #6 of 7, during nap time today. Unfortunately, well, this is what I did during “nap time” instead:   ^^ Lest you think I’m heartless, she wasn’t crying from being sick but because … Continue reading

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More On Yoga Pants. And Kindness. And Being Judgmental.

I have had an interesting response to last week’s “Yoga-Pants-Wearing Mom” post. The post was featured on BlogHer, and it has received quite a few comments over there and on their Facebook page. Apparently lots of people have opinions about … Continue reading

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Farewell to Summer

Ah, fall. We have beautiful, cool, sunny fall weather here, to go along with the official first day of the season yesterday. I have mixed feelings about this change of season. I absolutely love when the weather gets crisp, the … Continue reading

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I Am a Yoga-Pants-Wearing-Mom

In the past few months, I’ve seen several things online dissing yoga pants. Sometimes indirectly, sometimes not. I’ve read articles in which moms are chastised for wearing yoga pants to the grocery store or playground. “Yoga pants are for wearing … Continue reading

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Finally Spring

It’s finally spring here. Glorious, beautiful, sunny and warm spring. I have always loved spring. I think it’s impossible to not love spring when you live in a place where it gets really cold during winter. Here spring is like … Continue reading

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Wednesday – Not My Favorite Day of the Week

Wednesdays are my least favorite day of the week. They are “swimming lesson day.” The day I have to make sure we’re all fed and dressed and ready to go by 8:30 (we are so spoiled now that Miss doesn’t … Continue reading

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Just the Girls

We girls have been on our own since Thursday morning. Daddy is out of town for a few days. We’re holding the fort. Though we miss Daddy like crazy when he’s gone, I try to make things extra fun (and … Continue reading

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Snow White Birthday Party on the Cheap

You might remember, about a year and a half ago I wrote a post about my “Princess Issue.” I used to have a little bit of an anti-princess attitude. However, I’ve really lightened up on this, and over the past year, … Continue reading

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