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posted by on Mashable Social Media Disconnect Challenge

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Exciting news! I’m been selected to participate in the Mashable.com Two Week Social Media Disconnect Challenge!  This means that for two weeks straight I will be disconnected from social media – no Facebook, no YouTube, no Twitter, no Pinterest, and no blogging.  This starts at midnight tonight! I’ve figured out how much time I spend […]

Integrity

Mar
2012
13

posted by on Parenting, Remembering

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  A few months ago, I had the very unfortunate experience of brushing my teeth with diaper cream.  In my defense, the backs of tubes are almost identical.  It wasn’t until I was already scrubbing my teeth with the brush that I realized something was wrong.  It took a lot of gagging and rinsing and […]

Encounters

Mar
2012
07

posted by on Parenting

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We went to the zoo today.  My family loves the sea lion exhibit!  In addition to lots of above-ground opportunities to see them swim, there is a great underwater viewing area complete with floor-to-ceiling windows where we can get an up-close view of the animals. Last time we visited, my one-year-old son fell asleep in […]

Like a Hand

Mar
2012
03

posted by on Faith

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My one-year-old spent most of his short life as a passive observer, carefully watching his older, bolder sister.  Suddenly, he is a spitfire himself.  He self-advocates by shouting, pushing, or ripping a toy out of her hands when he feels he’s been wronged.  His sister is not one to back down easily, so I often […]