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The First Graduation

My oldest has now graduated from high school.  On Friday she turned 18, got her driver’s license, and graduated.  On Saturday she had her open house.  On Sunday she had her church graduation service.  She was completely done with it … Continue reading

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I Can Breathe (For Now)

The SAT is over and DD2 completed it.  Now, for 99.9% of the population, this is not a triumph, just another day in the life of a high school junior.  I was praying a lot from the time I dropped … Continue reading

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Frugal Christmas

A few weeks ago my oldest was teasing me about my preparations when it comes to vacations. (Yes, I will get to frugal Christmas!) “You measure out ingredients and put things into individual bags!”  To which I replied with a … Continue reading

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Life After a Death

Right now I’m working on getting ‘back to normal’.  After being on hospice for three months and battling breast cancer for eight years, my sister passed away.  DH and I have been essentially holding our breath for three months.  For … Continue reading

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A Little of Everything

It seems as if every time I find a hidden gem it turns out some hidden GPS signal triggers and a horde of other people are there the next time I return.  My favorite Amish scratch and dent store, perfect … Continue reading

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Parenting Sensory Processing Disorder

When I was in my substitute teaching days a friend talked me into subbing for our county’s special needs school.  Before you go on the list of substitutes, you spend a day observing the different classes.  I’m positive this day … Continue reading

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Public School vs. Homeschool

Our household has a bit of a unique situation: my oldest and youngest children attend public school and my middle child is home schooled.  We began home schooling DD2 half way through fifth grade after her teacher made a very … Continue reading

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