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Sibling Tooth Extraction

aka:  How to Make 3 Dollars in 3 Easy Steps! Monday, February 27th 2017 STEP 1:  Have brother remove your loose tooth with his head (as dramatically reenacted here): STEP 2:  Leave tooth in Tooth Fairy Pillow [TFP] while you … Continue reading

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At Rise: But His Heart is Good

Wednesday, April 15th *2015* (Gavin = 1st grade, ClaraJane = 3 y/o) AT RISE:  Mom is driving kids to school, responding to back seat kerfuffle. Mom:  ClaraJane, leave your brother alone.  Unfortunately he’s in a stinky mood… and that’s FINE. … Continue reading

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L-I-V-I-N at Breakneck Speed

You wanna hear something boring?  Redundant at least; So much to blog, so little time! If I could, I would (share all about): 1) Wiggles surpassing the 4-Week Mark 2) Gavin the Toy Store Window Design Contest Winner 3) Our … Continue reading

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Mom I Was Thinking

GAVIN (at the dinner table, eyeing his sister): Mom?  I was thinking.  We should have only ONE kid in this flamly.  And it should be ME. (Paul and I look at each other.) GAVIN (continues):  Eeny miny MOE! Catch a … Continue reading

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