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It's conversation time.

This is a fun blog to discuss families, motherhood, and everything in between. It is meant for a friendly discussion board, where we can share our thoughts, insights, and experiences to help each other.

Please contribute to this conversation politely and respectfully, as we are all in this together.


Testing for Cereal for supper...
Created on Aug 18 2017 at 03:07:02 PM by Matthew
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Just another day...

February 14 has long been a symbolic day to celebrate romance and being in love. It is a day for lovers to share their adoration for each other and perhaps send a loving thoughtful gift that shows the...
Created on Feb 12 2013 at 10:39:39 AM by Jen
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Judge and be judged

Judge and be judged. Pretty simple concept. I am guilty of judging and I
suspect most of you reading this are also. Why is it so hard to just live?

I was a young Mom with my fir...
Created on Jan 30 2013 at 08:35:18 AM by Jen
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If you give a little love...

For my blog this week, I just want to post this video. Please check it out.
Created on Jan 26 2013 at 08:39:07 AM by Jen
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Simplify. That is my new objective. I have always been very organized and I can’t stand clutter, but that is not the same as simplifying, or living simply.

I moved from a 3000 square ...
Created on Jan 16 2013 at 11:45:05 AM by Jen
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Taking stock of our priorities

A sweet little girl toddles out of a birthday party to a familiar sight, daddy waiting for her - on his cell phone. She rushes over to him and hugs his leg, to which he pats her head in response, but ...
Created on Jan 9 2013 at 09:24:17 AM by Jen
Views: 171
Three Magical Words...

I remember it like it was an hour ago. I remember the whoosh of excitement that quickly turned to overwhelming fear and then back to a euphoric state of bliss, and it all revolved around three magical...
Created on Dec 19 2012 at 10:07:15 PM by Jen
Views: 180
Are you kidding me??

A few weeks ago I wrote a blog titled “Bubble Babies,” and while I do not want to beat a dead horse, I want to drive my point home with an “Are you kidding me?” Blog.

Let it be ...
Created on Dec 12 2012 at 10:19:19 AM by Jen
Views: 205
Our Boys

I have been given the task of raising two boys, and if you have boys you know that this is not always an easy task. I will admit that in my experience boys are easier than girls, but that is a whole o...
Created on Dec 5 2012 at 11:37:10 AM by Jen
Views: 248
Fond Memories

Do you have a fond memory about Christmas or your favorite gift? I would love for you to share that with me and the other readers…

I remember one year getting a new winter jacket from...
Created on Nov 27 2012 at 07:08:01 PM by Jen
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Bubble Babies

We have many names for the different recent generations; Baby Boomers, Generation X, etc. I am dubbing the upcoming generation the “Bubble Babies."

If we are not careful we are in dan...
Created on Nov 20 2012 at 12:02:50 PM by Jen
Views: 203
Putting Marriage First

I have lived, loved, lost and learned, and to be completely honest I would not change a thing about any of it. Did it all go according to plans?

Yes; just not MY plans.

Created on Nov 13 2012 at 09:02:49 PM by Jen
Views: 173
The gift of not over giving

I touched on the holidays last week, and as we all are aware they are QUICKLY approaching. For some this is a happy time full of fond memories and comforting smells and for others it is depressing, lo...
Created on Nov 6 2012 at 09:48:59 AM by Jen
Views: 213
Positive roots

My life is full of wonderful things, wonderful people and wonderful events. I have an amazing family, an incredible husband and - 90% of the time - great kids. I have a roof over my head and I can aff...
Created on Oct 30 2012 at 08:14:35 PM by Jen
Views: 147
Good ol' glorious teens

I always figured that being a young Mom would keep me cool and in the loop, but sadly as the days pass and my boys enter their teen years I am slapped in the face with the reality of how Not cool I re...
Created on Oct 22 2012 at 08:40:09 PM by Jen
Views: 162