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Babies Now Versus Then

My grandson is two weeks already!  Him and his parents are doing well, albeit with the usual issues of lack of sleep and trying to figure out why he might be crying this time.  In other words, everything is normal. This week’s photo challenge is “reward”.  Last fall, I wrote a post about parenthood being…

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Happy All Year

One of my blogging friends used this phrase recently – Happy All Year – and I really liked how it captures the feeling of carrying blessings through the entire year, not just one one day. Doesn’t that just warm your heart to be happy all year?  It does mine. I pray for all of you…

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2014 Highlights

Here are some highlights from last year (Nancy’s 2014 Yearbook!): My Favorite Posts Some of my favorite posts from 2014 were: A Gallery of My Daughter Growing Up – this was for a weekly photo challenge on endurance, of which I think parenthood is the ultimate test. Books Everyone Should Read – these are not necessarily my favorite…

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Merry Christmas 2014!

When we recall Christmas past, we usually find that the simplest things – not the great occasions – give off the greatest glow of happiness. — Bob Hope Merry Christmas everyone!  Enjoy your family and friends, be of a cheerful heart, and love what you have. [The pictures were taken by my son-in-law and used with…

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Battle of the Turkeys

One of the newest traditions for Thanksgiving is the battle of the turkeys, done for the second time this year. My daughter roasts a turkey in the oven; my son-in-law smokes it in the Big Green Egg.  There’s a fair amount of taunting teasing as to who will have the superior turkey, along with the…

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Baby Bump

There are four stages for enjoying a happy event: — anticipation (looking forward to it)— savoring (enjoying it in the moment)— expression (sharing your pleasure with others)— reflection (looking back on happy times –   which is why it may be a good idea to take pictures,   keep a one-sentence journal, collect mementos, etc.)–…

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