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“Thank you” or “Gracias” or “감사합니다 (kam-sa-ha-mni-da)”

While driving with Leighton earlier today we were talking about how to say “thank you”. His preschool class has been learning basic Spanish. The conversation went a little like this-   “Mommy I know how to speak Spanish” “Oh, really?” “Yes, I say, “Gracias” and that means thank you in Spanish” “That’s right Leighton” “Yeah, […]

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Legos

For those of you who don’t have little boys, let me introduce you to the world of Legos. Now I know what you may be thinking, because I use to think it too, “I remember playing with Legos when I was a kid, what else is there to know about Legos?” Let me bring you […]

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Copy Cat

Caedmon has reached the age where he likes to do what he sees the rest of us doing. I remember this stage with Leighton, but it seems more pronounced and apparent with Caedmon, perhaps because he has a bigger brother that he is following and imitating. One of the areas that I have seen this […]

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Home Depot

If you have ever been to a Home Depot on the first Saturday of the month then you have probably noticed the kids workshop that they put on. It’s organized chaos really. The concept is great, design a craft that kids can build/construct, and give the kit to kids with their own Home Depot Apron […]

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Thank you sir…

Dear Sir- I’m sure this wasn’t your dream profession when you were little. It may be something you are doing in-between jobs, it may be something to pay the bills, or it’s just a job that needs to get done and you happen to be the one to do it. At times I bet you […]

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Humble Pjs

Parenting is humbling. Its beyond humbling actually. I can read books, think through solutions to problems, pray, talk with others, and come up with good plans, but sometimes despite all of that, everything falls apart. Last night was a prime example. Lately Leighton has been taking FOREVER to get his PJs on between bath time […]

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Being a Mommy

It’s hard to believe that it has been 4 years today since I first became a mommy. It has been an amazing journey and I wouldn’t trade it for anything. I’m one of those that has loved each different stage that he has gone through, each has had their unique challenges but so much joy […]

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