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Poetry of the Night

The soft sound of children laughing echoes through the halls, and I can’t help but smile, when the little footsteps fall. “I can’t rhyme!” I cried to the girls, in mock anxiety, “It always comes out wrong!” I’ll show you: … Continue reading

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Danger, Don’t Swim

As I’ve mentioned before, I have nightly discussions with the children before I send them to bed, each child needs those quiet five minutes with just the two of us to discuss the great mysteries of life.  Sometimes we talk … Continue reading

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A Few Things to Say

There are a few choice things that must be said… You’re amazing, You’re smart, You’re wonderful, You’re thoughtful, You’re helpful, You’re the light that takes the darkness from the sky, You’re one of a kind, You’re the inspiration behind every … Continue reading

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Bad Luck Ladder

How does one capture luck?  Can you capture good luck, or bad luck?  I love the questions the children ask, because I love the places such questions take us to, with a lot of giggling in between. We’ve been doing … Continue reading

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Dropped Thoughts

I’ve dropped my thoughts and need someone to find them.  The days pass like snowflakes on the warm wind… and time is as easy to hold onto as those frozen flakes. I have the most amazing children I’ve ever met. … Continue reading

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I’m Thankful For

I have wonderful Children, and for this Thanksgiving they made a list. Sparkling Apple Cider Turkey Rolls Cranberry Sauce Deviled Eggs Pumpkin Pie Chocolate Pie Olives Stuffing Mashed Potatoes Celery with cream cheese Sauteed Green Beans Eggnog Crackers and Cheese … Continue reading

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Befuddled Father

You can’t fight time, because time fights back. I have a little girl who just turned ten.  She is not a baby, I know this because I’m constantly witnessing the amazing things she does.  But when she told me she … Continue reading

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The Sound in the Night

Imagine you’re laying in bed, it’s late and night, you’ve tucked the house under the covers, and then you hear it… It whispers “Did you leave the lights on downstairs?” Then it whispers again “Did you lock the doors?” Then … Continue reading

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Math VS The World

You know they said we’d use this stuff every day when we grew up, but what they didn’t tell use then is that how we’d use it is in helping our children when they had to take math classes. First … Continue reading

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The Many Eyed Lesson

Potatoes have many eyes, so they say… and so they must see more than we do.  But do they learn from what they see?  Do we? “I want to cut the potato!” my youngest said.  Now, as a general rule … Continue reading

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