Tag Archives: birthday

As I get older

I turned 30 this weekend. I’ve always been kind of weird about aging. When I was very little, I was certain that I would not survive until adulthood, or even high school. I honestly believed that most children died before … Continue reading

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Birthday Wishes

Here are my birthday wishes for today, my 26th birthday. I wish everyone in this country had access to top quality health care.  Health care that includes as many holistic options as conventional ones. I wish single mothers got paid … Continue reading

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Books for your kiddos

I’m sure I don’t have to tell all of you about the benefits of reading to your children.  Its a fun thing for the two of you to do together that has so many mental, emotional, and even physical benefits … Continue reading

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Birthday party meyhem

Elijah celebrated his first birthday on Sunday. I’ve learned a lot during my first year of motherhood, but yesterday, I learned a lot about birthdays. I didn’t want to have a big, spendy, consumeristic birthday party for Elijah, but my … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Christmas dork

I love Christmas time. Actually, I’m just in love with life starting the beginning of October, which is the build up to Halloween, which I feel is the kickoff party to the best time of the year, the holiday season! … Continue reading

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I’ve been a mother 51 weeks now

Its amazing how much has changed for me in a year.  A year ago today I couldn’t see my toes.  I had no idea if I was having Deanna or … I hadn’t decided on a boys name yet.  I … Continue reading

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Checked out

I have been having the hardest time the past few weeks.  I’m tired of my full time job, I’m hoping I can quit it soon and go back to being a traditional Guardsman (that means I’ll only do my one … Continue reading

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