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We either have a good morning or we get to school on time.

Okay, so let’s be honest here. Even before kids I was always a bit of chaos getting ready in the morning. I would take my time, dilly dally here and there, find myself rushing, but I’d get myself out the door and to work on time. Then I grew up, found a wonderful man, and… Continue reading We either have a good morning or we get to school on time.

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Knock, knock…it’s not for mommy or daddy 

 That awesome moment when there’s a knock at the door and it’s two young neighborhood sisters asking if Celeste can come out to play.  I felt such a mixture of joy and…nostalgia? I still can’t really pin point what exactly the feeling felt like. Pride in seeing her growing and making friends. Excitement about her… Continue reading Knock, knock…it’s not for mommy or daddy 

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Somewhere between pulling my hair and blissful 

   Is it kind of totally twisted that I found this quote quite funny? But really, how else can you survive some of the crazy parenting moments if not with a good sense of humor?  So, yes, there are moments where I have total bliss and harmony with my two girls. When all things are… Continue reading Somewhere between pulling my hair and blissful 

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In search of wildflowers: Don’t blame the Toms 

Last I left off we were in Borrego Springs, the kind of place that is so remote and small that you intentionally have to be going there. It’s not somewhere you happen to stop by on your way to your real destination. And don’t get me wrong, it’s a beautiful slow moving quiet place, the… Continue reading In search of wildflowers: Don’t blame the Toms