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The poltergeist that wasn’t
This afternoon, out of nowhere, both of our garage doors started opening and closing, rapidly, on their own. I searched the kids for remotes. Jackson was sleeping but I patted him down anyway. I checked the box of car washing … Continue reading
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The story in a box
Mrs. Claborne has been working on a special project with the kids where each one writes one page of a story. They have to know where the characters left off and progress the action of the story, but each child … Continue reading
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A life in Christmas ornaments
Taking down the decorations this weekend was an interesting task. I was amazed to see how much the ornaments we have collected tell the story of our lives together (Josh and I.) It’s funny because I used to sort of … Continue reading
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At a recent trip to michaels, Jacob and I stumbled on these eyeball rings. We had played with them at preschool last year, and it was always fun.
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The Tomato House
Jacob learned about tornadoes, and he has had a lot of questions. What do they destroy and how and why they can. Every time we drive up Chapman avenue, he sees Orange County Mining Company (a mining-themed restaurant) and asks … Continue reading
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Introducing our newest family member
On Tuesday, June 30, 2015, we welcomed Jackson Scott to the world at 4:15 pm. He weighed 7 lb, 7 oz, and is 21″ long. [Quick side note on our “lucky sevens”: my mother in law just pointed out to … Continue reading
Jacob is napping on my bed. He just lifted his sweet head and looked at me. His hair was damp with sweat and his eyes were sleepy. I smiled at him, and his face broke into one big, bright smile. … Continue reading
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No one takes care of me like this
Jacob brought me breakfast while I was in the shower. He told me to make sure to eat it all up, then left the room. I’m in love.
Hello, my name is “That Mom”
Hi. I am a mom to a really adorable, funny, empathetic, bright two-year-old. He is generally delightful. But yesterday I was “That Mom” at the post office. Jacob is so smart and charming that he tends to impress when we … Continue reading
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