Monthly Archives: October 2013

Soccer Saturday, and the challenges of being a parent…

Today is the last Saturday of the fall soccer season. I love soccer Saturdays. I hate soccer Saturdays. I love being outside, watching my not-so-little girls racing the wind.  I love hearing other parents shouting encouragement to my kids.  I … Continue reading

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I’m Moving On…

Sometimes a song captures the essence of your life so perfectly, it becomes a part of your personal album – music that can, whenever you hear it, return you to a specific time and place in your life when things shifted. … Continue reading

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Where it all comes from…

I think at this point it has been fairly documented that the wifie and the daughters have no problems whatsoever using sweetly spoken words to destroy every shred of my self esteem.  Whether it be wifie not feeling bad about … Continue reading

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Stuff Wifie Says… My wardrobe

The thing about having a conversation with the wifie is that I never quite know which way things are going to turn.  I mean, she’s seems like she’s sweet 100% of the time.  Seems is the key word, because she … Continue reading

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One student’s kind words…

I recently received a totally out of the blue email from a former student.  It contained incredibly nice things about the impact I had on her life, and also a link to this video, which she said reminded her of … Continue reading

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Weight loss: The struggle…

Those of you who know me know that my weight has been an issue for… well, over a decade now.  It truly is the defining struggle in my life…  I mean, I know the Mt. Dew doesn’t help (thanks for … Continue reading

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The Mother-of-the-Year Award

Today, I will giving away my annual Mother-of-the-Year award for 2013.  While it’s true that I made up this award about 5 ½ minutes ago specifically so I could finally write this blog I have been struggling to write for … Continue reading

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