Monthly Archives: November 2007

Never let them see you sweat

“Never let them see you sweat” has been my philosophy. So years ago when our oldest son shrank back in horror at the crawdad his father found in a ditch, I stepped up to the challenge. “Just touch it. It … Continue reading

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calculating Daniel

Daniel is one calculating four-year-old. He knows his numbers … and he is a tad bit proud of what he can do compared to his younger sister, Anna, who is just beginning to tackle numbers. She drew a perfect ‘8’ … Continue reading

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appreciation arrives

It is sooo nice to be appreciated. After three decades of parenting a basketball team of boys and their little sister cheerleader … After years of being a stay-at-home mom guaranteeing our children never had too much time at home … Continue reading

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be careful, be very careful

On Sunday at a church in Camden, a doctor stood in the pulpit to make an announcement. One of the members in the church had been diagnosed with an active case of tuberculosis. They did not consider it a cause … Continue reading

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The eyes have it

Babies talk a lot – with their eyes and bodies. And, because food and babies go hand-in-hand their stomachs dictate some of the first non-verbal conversations. At 3 months, our youngest grandson, Elijah began joining his dad and mom – … Continue reading

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