Category Archives: Family

For years, I suffered from Super Working Mom Syndrome.  It’s a condition that causes working moms to believe we have to do everything and do it to perfection while looking our best in heels and lipstick.  The good news is, … Continue reading

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Can you believe that school starts in just a few short weeks? Where has the summer gone? Very few things have been marked off my summer to-do list and now it’s time to work on the-back-to-school-to-do list! Shew! Whether your … Continue reading

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If you’ve missed me this past week, I was preparing to attend the Midwest Homeschool Convention over the weekend.  I bet you’re wondering “Why does a working mama go to a homeschool convention?” Because I homeschooled for two years. (A … Continue reading

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Ya’ll know by now that I am not crafty, but there are some things that I would like to learn.  I have wonderful memories of my mom and aunts embroidering and hand quilting and these ladies are some of the finest … Continue reading

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In the middle of a large-deadline-approaching-project my phone rings: “Hello? Mrs. Richardson? Yes… “KJ” just threw up… Okay, one of  us will be there in a few minutes to pick him up..” No questions asked. Our son is sick and … Continue reading

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For most of us Christmas is the time the entire family spends together… grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, all gathered together in one designated place.  Oh the happiness and joy of it all.  But for that to happen,  logistics are involved.  … Continue reading

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I’ve been inspired by my recent addiction to Pinterest.  There’s a gazillion ideals from a gazillion crafty people, but I’m not one of them. I wanted to try my hand at Fall decor´ and with some help of a few … Continue reading

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My husband, who is a veteran camper, decided it was time for our first family camping trip!  Okay.  I can do this after all I did grow up in the mountains. Right?  My friends and co-workers are not so sure … Continue reading

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With our son at his grandparent’s house this week, my Husband and I took advantage of the quiet time and went on a rare date Saturday!  Here’s what we did: First, we grabbed some breakfast at the Hitching Post where … Continue reading

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