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Duct tape + cardboard = family entertainment

Northern Michigan. Winter time. Sounds cold, right?  Winter tends to get really cold and snowy.  By January of this year we already had close to seven feet of snow and with it being March we have had many more since then. However, living in a cold climate does not mean being stuck inside all winter… Continue reading Duct tape + cardboard = family entertainment

parenting · Uncategorized

Modest swimsuit options for girls, 'tweens, and teens

A quick glimpse at practically any clothing store and you can quickly determine there are some very skimpy styles out there. Skintight and short tops. Sheer clothing is very popular right now. Cleavage-bearing tops and booty hugging bottoms grace the racks of both stores and females  of all ages alike. And if you are like me… Continue reading Modest swimsuit options for girls, 'tweens, and teens

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Mom, mom, mommy, mother?

MOM! MOM! MOM! Kid #1 “Mom, mom, mommy” Kid #3 interrupting kid #1, “MOM!” Kid #6 “Mommy, mommy, mommy, mommy” (interrupting all the others) Me:” Quit mommying me to death.” Kid #1 “Mom?” Me: “I changed my name. I will no longer answer to anything you previously called me” Kids: “To what? Mommy, mom, mother,… Continue reading Mom, mom, mommy, mother?