Down Syndrome: A Big Sister’s Thoughts #WDSD14

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A big thanks to my daughter Becca for guesting posting and sharing her thoughts on Down Syndrome. Hi I’m Becca. I’m 13 years old and I would like to share some of my thoughts about Down Syndrome and tell you about my little brother Jack because he’s the best! Jack is one of the best […]

Bikinis for Toddlers, Tweens & Teens? Yay or Nay? What do YOU say?

Welcome to Week 22 of Friendly Debates With The Danielle’s!     Wanna Play?   Each Week Danielle from “Happenings of the Harper Household” and I (Danielle) will host this awesome meme and we would love for you to link up and join us.   There will be a question each week that will require […]

Flashback Friday: Don’t Blink!

Throughout the year, there are the little things that spark my memories into full gear… and I get all mushy about it.Like a couple of weeks ago was Emma’s 13th birthday and I just can not believe she is 13. I can not believe my son is in high school.Gracie never ceases to amaze me […]

The Bedtime Monster and the Solution

Why is bedtime always a challenge when dealing with our children? It doesn’t matter if they are infants, toddlers or school aged kids – they all protest bedtime. Well maybe not all children, but most children at some point in time do struggle with bedtime in one way or another. Our little babies have a […]

My Very First Guest Post! Come Show Her Some Love!

Two of my daughters are showing some interest in writing and they have mentioned writing “guest posts” on my blog. I didn’t think it was a horrible idea, so… I’d like to introduce you to my 10 year old daughter, Becca. She is the one on the right. Emma is 12, on the left. Todays […]

Post-It Note Tuesday – I Need A Favor!

  Oh! And I need a favor!! I have a follower on my other blog that I believe to be a porn site. The profile photo looks to be a naked woman. I need about 6-7 new followers to bump this profile photo out of view… So if any of you can help out, please […]

“Wordless” Wednesday & Some Hops

Wordless Wednesday is never wordless here I use it to show off my family, so sue me! This was our walk yesterday. It was close to 80* & beautiful out with all the falling leaves. The colors are so pretty! Of course, then I edited the photos, haha. Here are some without the editing: And […]

We Had Church!

Busy, busy weekend!We had our church services in our local park this weekend… And here in Chicago-Land, it was NOT the best weather. We had a weekend of 50* weather. Woo! Was it cold! We had the park booked for Friday night, Saturday night, and Sunday morning & Sunday night. We were freezing!! This is […]

Wordless Wednesday

Today is “Wordless Wednesday” and I am trying a new one… “Follow Me Wednesday” Never a ‘wordless’ Wednesday with me! I’ll prove it to ya… Goof! Watching Wonder Pets Wonder  Pets… again My babies Now. Go Link Up! OH! And don’t forget…

Girls Day Out!

Saturday I took my girls out to get a pedicure. Mike always takes Olivia & Austin out to do things. But Emma & Becca don’t do the same things the older one’s do. So I set this day up just for us. They were excited.  Here is our ‘before’ picture: Originally I was just going […]

MIL, Burrs stuck in long hair & tempers!

I survived!! That was my FB status tonight…Let’s see here – it was an ok day despite the fact that my MIL came over. She is just mentally drains you! She is a hypocondriact(sp?) who is on so much medication – she has Elvis beat! So of course the first thing she wants to do […]


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