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Summer Camp in Arkansas, Where the Living is Good

This year, the bigs (Will, John Paul and Anna-Laura) enjoyed a week at summer camp in Arkansas. It’s always their favorite week of summer. I’ve blogged about choosing it, making sure all your kids do it and packing for it. I believe passionately in all three. Next Monday, I’ll share how you can prepare for…

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What was I thinking?

Every year I say, “I”ll blog during VBS week!” And every year, I am 100% delusional. Monday morning I slept through my alarm because Gianna decided to par-tay alllll night long and barely skated in the door on time. That’s sort of important when you are the opening station leader who starts VBS. Details. Oh,…

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A Relaxing Spa Birthday Party

Cue the Enya, it’s time to relax. This year, because we did the whole “let’s have a baby” gig in early May, I decided to save my sanity and combine the girls’ birthday parties. Smartest move ever. Back in November (yes, really), I conspired with the girls, helped them choose a theme and took advantage…

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The Two Words Every Mom Dreads in the Summer

Before the dread, let’s talk about the joy. Yesterday, we finished school. Sayonara 7th, 4th, 3rd and 1st grade. Hello 8th, 5th, 4th, 2nd and pre-k. Yes, that just happened. Somehow I just became the mom of a final-year middle schooler, a budding tween, a sassy elementary gal, a first communicant, a pre-ker and a…

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The Cardinal Rule of Motherhood

It never ceases to amaze me, this motherhood gig. Just when you think you have it all figured out (and trust me, when you have six kids people think you have it all figured out – LOL) God throws you a curve ball. He would be a helluva pitcher in the major leagues. Pardon the…

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