Thoughts from Amy

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Bacon is Always a Good Excuse

Scene: The couch…Hubby and I seated and watching television. The phone rings. (I answer) Son: garbled greeting Me: what? Son: [...]

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How a Blue Gorilla Helped With Speech Development

So, back when the boys were quite small, they had all sorts of speech impediments and cute sayings. Not massive [...]

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Sometimes I Despair of the Foolishness: A Mother’s Rant

Heroes, I read a quote on Facebook the other day that said something to the effect of “parenting is hard [...]

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Confrontation With a Teen: Inevitable Results Edition

All right Heroes, I promised long ago to be more forthcoming about teens. Then I felt guilty for potential privacy [...]

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I’m Going to Talk Honestly About Teens

Okay, Heroes. If you’ve looked at posts on this blog from waaaaay back when I began it (7 years ago [...]

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It’s Almost Mother’s Day – Do You Remember Those Early Sleepless Nights?

Heroes, Mother’s Day is almost here (and yes, that’s a reminder for some of you. ahem). What are you doing [...]

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