Marshmallow Update

Well, we’re back from the vet – what an adventure! The vet wasn’t scheduled to come in today but he came in to see Marshmallow anyway. Princess and I planned to be early since he was being so nice and coming in for us, but you know how these things…

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Hamster Worries

We have an adorable teddy bear hamster… actually he’s our 15 yr old daughter, Princess’s hamster. We bought him for her as a Christmas surprise 2 1/2 years ago; Princess took one look at him and fell in love. His name is Marshmallow because he’s mostly white, with some tan…

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Whew, He Made It!

Our eldest is finally in England – probably at school by now. It was a LONG stressful journey for him, and there wasn’t much we could do except watch and tell him to hang in there. College Boy was supposed to fly out Thursday around 4pm, from Appleton to Minneapolis…

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Non-Valentine’s Day Gift!!

Last Friday Teacher asked if he had to get me a Valentine’s Day present. Being a good wife I said “No, of course you don’t have to get me one.” Then he pulled a gorgeous necklace out of his pocket and said “Well then, I guess you can have this…

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Update on Grandma

My grandma’s test results came back and she has breast cancer. 🙁 She’s having a lumpectomy on the 15th and radiation after. I think it’ll be hard for her to be so tired – even at 87 years old she has tons of energy and is totally on the go.…

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THIS is a bad thing!

Today during naptime I was sitting at the table working on a few things and enjoying the peace and quiet in the house. The sun was shining, all the daycare children were sleeping and one of my favorite CDs was playing quietly in the background. I could hear Z-Man bumping…

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Doctor day today

Little Guy went to the doctor for his four month check-up today. He was such a cutie, smiling his wide-open-mouth at Shannon and all the nurses! He’s doing great – 75% in weight and height. Yea for Mommy Milk! Shannon raved over how well he’s doing, what a cutie he…

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Catching up

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OK, so it’s been forever since I wrote… I have too much of a perfectionism streak and if I don’t think I have time to do it “right” I just won’t do it. But I’ve decided I need to write, even if it’s just a little bit. So what’s new……

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OMG!!!

I took a pregnancy test this past Sunday, and it was positive. OMG!!!! What a surprise!!! Teacher and I just decided a few weeks ago that we were content with five children and were looking forward to more time together as they got older. But last week I started having…

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Practice Babies

My Mom always said that we should be given practice babies before we got the “real” ones, just to figure out what we were doing as parents. In my family I was the oldest, the practice baby. I was the one who had to wear tights until I was 13…

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