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Glasses for my boy

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When my oldest son got his first pair of glasses in the first grade, I felt bad about him having to get them. But I wasn't surprised either that he needed them.  I got my first pair in the 3rd grade and while mine are mostly for reading, his dad however can't see without his glasses or contacts. I will have to say though that he has done excellent with them and we have rarely had any mishaps with … [Read more...]

Godzilla, huh

Lately my youngest child in particular has been obsessed with all things Godzilla, the especially the old one movies. You know the ones where the speech does not match the peoples lips. He even watches an animated series he found on instant view on Netflix. Well this afternoon in the car an argument interrupted in the car between the two boys one says that Godzilla is just a giant lizard and … [Read more...]

Seriously This Kid Doesn’t Need To Grow So Much

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But I guess that is what kids do, so I can't really stop it. I guess I am just in shock from buying my 9 year old's shoes yesterday in the men's section at the shoe store yesterday. In a size 6! That is only one size smaller than my shoe size in men's shoes. And I only know this from when I used to play soccer in high school and bought a size 7 in my cleats. And if that wasn't shock enough I … [Read more...]

The Joke Is On Him, There Was No School Today

Wesley trying to beat me up

So all day yesterday I was looking forward to the boys going back to school today. So forward in fact that I had them in bathed and in bed by 8:30! But this is where the joke that I wasn't told about was on me. I found out that there was no school today and that it did not start until Tuesday! But I could deal with it, that means I get to sleep in one more. I am like the best ever at sleeping … [Read more...]

My Ultimate Family Vacation

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Wordless Wednesday – Mommy Abuse!

Wesley trying to beat me up

(Yeah he was trying to beat me up as I took the picture! The nerve! Doesn't he know I make his breakfast, lunch and dinner!) … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday – I Love His Blue Eyes (Hal 6 years ago)

Hal 18 months old

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Wordless Wednesday – First Day And Already Homework

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Not so wordless today. This is my smarty boy, he thinks that if he gets all of his homework done in the car that it will give him more time to play World of Warcraft when we get home. Though I do have to say he is right, if he has it all done and no chores he does get to play. And since he has always done so well in school I let him go for it. … [Read more...]

Please Don’t Let This Be a Sign

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Of how this year is going to be. It is only the second day of school and we already have our first note! And while I am a bit upset about it, I would be fooling myself if I didn't expect it at some point this year. But I am hoping it was just small stuff and maybe they were trying to point those things out early so they did not progress to bigger things throughout the year. They were … [Read more...]

Lessons That Every Child Should Learn

When you have kids there are things that every kid should learn to help them throughout life.  While you try to teach kids these things they may not always stick with them but at least you try. Five things that I hope my kids learn would be: Be kind to others, it is so important especially this day and age when it feels like people and kids are losing site of this. Get your education and … [Read more...]