Monthly Archives: March 2015

My Potential According to a 4th Grader

I am working again this year as a part time tutor to elementary school kids. Over the past 17 years I’ve been a special education teacher, a math support teacher, and finally a tutor. I actually love the tutoring job … Continue reading

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Ruthless – Mom Observation

Inviting people over to dinner always seems like a good idea until you look around your house the day of the event….And once it’s under an hour before their expected arrival it’s amazing how unsentimental you can suddenly become toward … Continue reading

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Mermaid Shelf using a Pallet

Last time I shared my daughter’s bathroom with you and today I’m sharing the pallet shelving unit my husband made. When we completed this project 3 years ago pallet projects were all the rage. At the time I was able … Continue reading

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A Little Girl Bathroom – Under the Sea

This is the bathroom that took 3 years to complete – did we do any major repairs? did we take out the tub and sink? Did we redo the floor? No. No. And no. We painted, hung a shelf, and … Continue reading

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LEGO Minifigures Scavenger Hunt download

Caroline wanted a lego party for her 6 year old party so I decided to make this LEGO Minifigure Scavenger Hunt. She sat with me and chose all of the figured she wanted on the board. page 2 of the … Continue reading

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Love Has No Labels – Video

This film will make you tear up. I watched with my kids and it was such a good talking point. It’s a great visual for what we believe about families and love. Enjoy!  

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A “Bench” of Personality

The longer I am married the more I have come to realize that I am the big thinker in the marriage. Let’s build a house! Let’s go to Disney World! Let’s paint the piano! All of these big ideas stress … Continue reading

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My kids have been waiting and waiting for some snow days this year. Unlike the north we just need some ice and SCHOOL IS CANCELLED! Yippee! I’m not going to lie. When we got that call last week that the … Continue reading

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