Category Archives: Children

Summertime…

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Summer in the Big D, and my boys and I are ready.  So ready for all that summer brings including some new habits and projects. First, we have cut the chord on the … Continue reading

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Timing, Tiptoeing, Terror…Updated from Long Ago–More Relevant Than Ever

“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. 19 See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. Isaiah 43-18-19 he past six months have provided me with ample time for reflection on […]

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I Don’t Know How She Does It…

nd frankly, I don’t know how I do it either. Some days life is a perfect dance of work, car pool, after school activities and a pleasant dinner and some days…well, you find yourself way-laid by a two hour dental … Continue reading

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Why the Lawyer Might Need Reform School

This is a repost from last summer. I will be back with something new next week, but for now..enjoy last summer. As I was driving the children today, the professor was yammering on and on about camping (seriously..big yawn), but … Continue reading

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I’m a Fan…of You..

During the month of June, I am joining my fellow writers at Blogher in a blogging challenge.   Daily blog posts for the entire month.  The theme this month is “Fan” which can mean anything from an actual fanatic to … Continue reading

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Wisdom from the Perfectionist..You Learn A Lot in Four Years…

he perfectionist often has much to say…but his favorite time to say it is generally pre-8AM. This morning was no different as he lectured me on a variety of subjects. Religion: Perfectionist: Mommy, are my eyes gween? Me: Hmm..maybe blue-green. … Continue reading

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Timing, Tiptoeing, Terror…

“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. 19 See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. … Continue reading

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Life is Short or Is It?

omeone recently related an experience with me ending it with “Life is Short.” In other words, temporary discomfort wasn’t worth enduring in the hopes of finding long term pleasure. For a variety of reasons, this comment stuck with me for … Continue reading

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I Throw Like A Girl

he lawyer is starting his second season of flag football. Football in our family is probably the most important thing next to God and Mexican food. Hey, we’re Texans. So, imagine my absolute thrill when the lawyer, at five, picked … Continue reading

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Patience is a Virture…I love you, Mom.

y mother recently admonished me to have more patience with life, my friends, and myself. Who better to teach me about patience than my mother? “The patience of Job” was said about her often. She raised five children, taught high … Continue reading

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