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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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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!!!


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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Super Friday!


Two of my daughters and I enjoying the activities downtown Indianapolis.  Have a “super” Friday! The weeks fly fast!  They really do!  We get so busy that one day slides into the next and suddenly a week, month and year are sliding by.  There are days as a parent that feel endless, but if you …

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