Archive | February, 2014

Preparing for First Holy Communion

2014 is a very exciting year in our household and more specifically in our 2nd grader’s life. She will be receiving her first Holy Communion in the Spring. Why is the First Holy Communion so sacred? As she expressed, “it is the most special gift in the world, Jesus will be entering my heart”. I […]

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Conversations with the Kiddos

They are right; kids do say the darndest things. While just this morning I found myself laughing out loud at the kiddo’s breakfast table conversations. The topics today were urinals, zombies, and My Little Ponies. Ha-ha!  Our 6 year old totally grossed out the girls when he informed them what a urinal was…nothing like taking […]

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Toledo Zoo = Winter Fun!

We had originally planned on just going to the zoo for an hour or two since it was so cold. The high for the day was only 23. But surprisingly thanks to our warm clothing, the sun, and plenty of heated buildings to pop in and out of we ended up staying for 5 hours! […]

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Lessons Learned through the Mourning Process

  Well, our cat’s lifetime came to end Tuesday night. The children all petted her goodnight and went to bed.  Then around 9pm she took her last breath with one of my hands on her head and the other on her paw. Surprisingly it wasn’t as unpleasant as I had anticipated. I had read that […]

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Valentine Photograph Cards

Since the kiddos had another snow day today I figured it was the perfect opportunity to get a jump start on their Valentine cards.  So they put on their church clothes, grabbed some neat accessories, we put on some fun music, and snapped away! The children had a blast…and I did too! After reviewing their […]

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Conversations with the Kids

Parenthood is demanding, exhausting, amazing, fulfilling, messy, and if you’re lucky from time-to-time you will be graced with some humor. So without further ado, here are a few conversations that I have had over the past week with the kiddos that had me laughing out loud (I am pretty sure that is the first time […]

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