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Putting On Rain Clothes and A Little Surprise

A joy bomb.  It’s what kids are at Christmastime. It was the best kind of early Christmas gift a few days ago when I picked up our four-year-old grandson to come spend a couple of nights with my husband and me. He reminded us of all the simplest things about Christmas.  He asked us details…

THE MORE THE MERRIER.

The more the merrier  has been a saying I’ve lived by all of my adult life.  It’s been a way of celebrating the holidays for our little family from the beginning.  Our children always loved the gathering of people at our house—gatherings that never looked the same from one year to the next.  When the…

THE BEST PARTS OF ME-Unhanding My Children. (Audio Blog)

Hello Friends!  Happy Mothering Day! No matter who you are or where you are on your life journey, motherhood has touched you.  You have mothered,  you have been mothered or maybe you are hoping to mother.  Maybe this year your oldest is about to be out the door and on her way.   Maybe your…