Category Archives: discipline

Forts

“Mom, can you help me build a fort?” Ugh. At least once every week, one of the kids asks me this question. Whether I say yes or no, what I’m usually thinking is Here we go making my living room … Continue reading

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Take It from the Sheep

I saw a lamb born today. We attended the annual lambing at a nearby farm, packed with families of both the human and animal variety. I knew this particular ewe was in active labor, so I waited and watched as … Continue reading

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FIVE

While baby naps… I asked you if you wanted apples or cheese for a snack. You said graham crackers. I asked you to be quiet while you went upstairs.You tip-toed so melodramatically that you fell into the wall. I told … Continue reading

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