I cannot be the only one…who has watched their child heading for imminent disaster, opened your mouth to call out a warning to them, but knew perfectly well that fate’s plan was for them to fall. This was exactly the scenario Sonny Boy and I experienced on our precarious neighborhood walk to scope out Christmas lights yesterday afternoon.…
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I cannot be the only one...who is relieved that this "holiday" week is over (and isn't afraid to say it). Between my part time job, shuffling Sonny Boy around, and the hubby off work for two extra days this week, I am ready for it all to go back to normal.
Here are some of the highlights (I use the word highlights loosely) from this past week of vacation:
While driving Sonny Boy to and from places, in between my driving to and from places for work, I wondered…Continue
Added by Janice Perry on December 1, 2013 at 8:43pm — No Comments
I swear it wasn't that long ago that my kids wanted to do EVERYTHING with me. But lately, I'm starting to realize that maybe I'm not quite as cool as I once thought I was. (*What the hell?!!*) Fifth grade is bringing on a whole new desire for independence, and friends are…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on November 20, 2013 at 10:58am — No Comments
You are not even four-years-old yet, but already you've learned so many things: How to walk, talk, use the bathroom, sing, play with friends, make…Continue
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Until you become an adult, you never really understand that your parents really WERE looking out for your best interests when you were a kid. As much as you thought they were unfair and totally out to ruin your life, they really did kinda know what they were doing (most of the time anyway).…Continue
With life constantly throwing reminders at me that my kids are, in fact, growing up (cell phones, sleepovers, bike riding to school -- EEK!), I often get swept up in the everyday craziness of just trying to keep up with it all. Half the time they don't want to talk to me, let alone listen to me, and,…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on September 19, 2013 at 11:05am — No Comments
View the original post on my blog, Mama Chirps! Feel free to link-up!
Welcome to the first Whip It Up Wednesday at Mama Chirps, hosted by Naptime Is My Time! I've been really excited about this post because it's about a project I started months ago. Not lying. I started it,…Continue
Added by Danialle Birdwell on August 15, 2013 at 5:00pm — No Comments
When I'm driving around a carpool of screaming ten-year-old girls, it's sometimes hard not to wanna drive the car straight into Lake Michigan. Seriously, these girls are capable of some severe damage to one's hearing (not to mention one's sanity). However, one of the benefits of driving them around is that I get to…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on August 7, 2013 at 5:08pm — No Comments
I've been having a hard time lately with this whole growing up thing that my kids insist on doing. It's like every time I turn around, they're gaining an inch on me, wanting to run around town with their friends, and begging for a cell phone. Seriously, what is the rush already??!! I, for one, am not entirely ready to…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on July 18, 2013 at 5:15pm — No Comments
Some women view cleaning up as a chore, but I view it as a step by step process that is organized, effective and actually relaxing (crazy I know). Allow me to explain:
Here is picture of my kitchen after dinner, which pretty much looks like a disaster. There are dishes everywhere, items to be stored and put away, dirty napkins, counter tops that are littered with cutting boards, grease and the remnants of a delicious meal.…Continue
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Does your newborn constantly have scratch marks on their face? As a mom, this used to drive me crazy because I didn’t want my beautiful babies face all scratched up. When my oldest son was a baby, I found these cute mittens that covered up his hands to keep him from scratching up his face even if I just…Continue
Added by Christy Garrett on April 23, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments
I wanted to call this post I know best, but thought it might be a bit too presumptuous. So, I disguised myself as a Mother. Which I am. Since getting this honorary title, I have discovered it comes with so many responsibilities. The famous line of from J.F.K. comes to mind, somewhat altered though: "ask not what…Continue
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Wonderful Wednesday - when it comes to work it is wonderful to show up like a grown up.
Added by Janeane Davis on January 9, 2013 at 11:34am — No Comments
As much as I loathe winter weather, there truly is something magical about the first snow of the season. Those white flakes falling gracefully from the sky always bring an unexpected peacefulness in my otherwise chaotic world. And being able to share that special moment with my kids makes it all that more memorable for me.
We got our first snowy dusting just this…Continue
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Magnificent Monday - and just like that I was on my own, an ahhh, moment.
Each Magnificent Monday throughout the month of September will be about sharing an "aaaahhhh, that's when moment." This week's moment is the moment I realized I was an adult living on my own.
When I was nineteen years old I moved out of my mother's house and into my own one room apartment in Center City Philadelphia. I moved into the Lucy Eaton Smith Home for Girls.…
Added by Janeane Davis on September 3, 2012 at 9:11am — No Comments