life lessons parenting

“Hungry Ain’t Picky!”

I have a bumper sticker from our favorite spice shop posted on my refrigerator. It says ‘Love People. Cook them tasty food.” I love it because it reminds me that I don’t have to love to cook in order to cook. Even though I do like cooking, the fun kinda fizzles out when you have …

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God talk life lessons parenting

Do I act like a toddler to God?

I was hanging up clothes in the twins’ room today and 3-year-old Maxton came in the room and announced, “Mommy! I put my clothes on ALL. BY. MYSELF.” He was very proud of his accomplishment. And though I congratulated him, I couldn’t help but chuckle that his shirt was on backwards and his pants were …

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parenting

Girlyfying

This is my baby girl, Maxine. She is a master girlyfyer. Girlyfy: To make girly. Here’s a recent picture at her birthday party. Notice the Thomas book in her pink stroller. This is her purse. Check out what’s inside. That’s my girl, Maxine. She can rumble and tumble with the boys (her brother and cousins) but is …

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God talk parenting

I want to be like my kids

If my kids wake up in the middle of the night, they cry out “Mommy!” If they are happy, they scream “Mommy!” If they’re scared, they run to Mommy. If they whine, they whine, “Mommy, Mommy, Mommy, Mommy, Mommy!” In the morning, their first words are, “Hi, Mommy!” When they get hurt, they weep, “Mommmmmmmeeeeee!” …

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learning parenting

More on education

Yesterday I blogged about my hopes for my children’s education. Here is some more reading and watching to keep you thinking. Home sweet homeschooled – “Those kids are nothing but problems,” he said. “They’re not socialized. We had one boy who wanted to go out for football because that’s something you really can’t do at …

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learning parenting

Normal is what I don’t want

Watch this video before you read my post. I don’t want my kids to be normal. I believe that all children are unique and special and should be given the space/environment and time they need to be and become themselves. And that’s why I don’t want to send my kids to school. I strive not …

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