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The Family Table

It’s nice to get glimpses of a real family table from time to time. The kind you dream about when you start planning to have a big family: talking, laughing, quizzing, loving discussion and encouragement, interesting topics, family jokes. What … Continue reading

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Nappers R Us

“What are you guys doing in my room!” “We’re playing nap!” So a nap is attractive as a game, but when they actually need to take one, it turns into a horrible torture?Go figure.

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Kids say the darndest things

Miriam purposely dumped Jireh’s lunch onto her seat. “Miriam, did you dump out her macaroni on purpose?” “No, not on purpose. I dumped it on her chair.” After putting the macs back in her bowl, attempted to make Jireh eat … Continue reading

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Will it be “just one of those days”?

Got a phone call this morning while I was trying to make muffins. Heard ruckus in my room and motioned the girls to stop jumping on the bed. Before I could end the call, Miriam started screaming a high pitched … Continue reading

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Dem girls, dem girls, dem baaaaad girls

(to the tune of “dem bones”) I seriously don’t know what has gotten into these kids. Spring fever?So they attempted to pull the cheese trick another TWO times today (got caught red handed both times).Then, they stole a box of … Continue reading

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My Oddlers

My kids eat oddly for their age group, I think. For instance, they get so excited when they see me take out chick peas and lemons… they start begging me to let them lick the spatula when I make hummus! … Continue reading

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Tag Team Time

Well, we always have these moments right after a new baby for some reason. All the girls were tag teaming us last night in an effort (it seemed) to keep us from sleeping at all. Miriam came down in the … Continue reading

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And Then There Were Four

Christina was awake for much more of the day today, and spent quite a while just looking around the room. Here are some new photos. Soren is my first child who simply doesn’t seem to notice that he’s been replaced … Continue reading

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Growing up fast

Well, today has been a mixed bag. It was an incredibly bad day for my sciatica. I could not do anything all day. The kids of course took full advantage and made about 5 times their usual share of messes, … Continue reading

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Some photos from today

Jireh is obsessed with peeling the crayon wrappers off of crayons. Wherever I go there are little tiny bits of crayon paper. Miriam wrote these names without any help today: Jireh and Soren playing My three great treasures  

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