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Friday….celebrate with a little R and R.


My favorite day of the week is here again.  I am looking forward to a “date night” tonight.  Even with being an “empty nester”, a date night sounds exciting.  It is nice to be out and concentrating only on each other and not the pile of laundry that still is sitting in my laundry room. …

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The weekend is here! I am going to cherish it!


What a great quote for me….remembering to keep my mind present in the moment is often a challenge…but when I am not I miss the gifts of each moment…. Friday is almost here again!  TGIF!  Brad and I have plans to be on a lake with all four of our kids this weekend and I am really looking …

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Are you a worry wart? Learn to stop so you can enjoy parenting.


  If you worry about what might be…and wonder what might have been…you will ignore what is. Anonymous I admit it, I worry.  I may even call myself a worry wart.  Over the years, I have worried over some pretty silly things.  Did it matter that my daughter wanted to wear a pink dress up tutu …

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Friday is here!


Spend some time doing what “fills your pitcher” today! What will you do with your Friday?  I have some plans…it may not sound fun to many of you, but I am looking forward to it!  I like order, ask my kids and they will claim I am a bit compulsive at times!  The fact is, when …

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Some things never change!


Your “Mom words” never change!  🙂  I was on the phone at different times this week with each of our 4 children.  After several of my conversations I realized that even though I am in a different season of parenting than many of you, my conversations can sometimes be very similar! You:  “Try a bite….yummmm.  Try …

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Even adults need moments of play! TGIF!


TGIF!  My favorite day of the week is here again.  I am looking forward to “playing” a bit this weekend.  Even with being an “empty nester” my days get filled with “have to’s”;  so a little play time sounds wonderful.  I will probably sleep a bit later, savor my morning coffee a bit longer, breathe …

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TGIF! It is Fun Friday, celebrate your week!


  It is Friday, my favorite day of the week!  A day that brings me “ahhh” moments as I breathe after a busy week.  I am sure that you say, “Breathe?”  “My Friday and Saturday is like my Monday!”  Sometimes it can feel that way when you have small children at home.  Every day you …

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TGIF!!


Yes, TGIF!  It is Fun Friday!  Have you ever heard your child say ” but that’s how we always do it!”.  Most of us have heard that statement  and often we think, “Really? Always?” What our child is telling us is that what we have done in the past made an impact, it was something that was not only fun, …

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TGIF!!!


Enjoy your Friday!! My favorite day of the week is here again.  I am looking forward to a “date night” tonight.  Even with being an “empty nester”, a date night sounds exciting.  It is nice to be out and concentrating only on each other and not the pile of laundry that still is sitting in …

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Summer…what will you do?


Summer! Well, Memorial Day Weekend is now in the past, and the first week of “summer” is quickly coming to an end.  There is just something about summer, a feeling of relaxation and freedom.  Even with grown children I look forward to the last day of school and the anticipation of long summer evenings and …

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