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Setting My Intentions For 2018!

I am a goal person.  I love them.  I am that friend texting you on Sunday night, "what are your goals for the week?" I find this to be a bonding activity, working intentionally on our goals and dreams alongside one another.  No matter how small or insignificant they may seem.  With that said, I want to launch into the new year helping all of my amazing friends achieve their goals in the new year.  So, I'm launching a series on resolutions! …

“A life of service to a spouse & children..”

I walked out of mass on Sunday carrying my kid who would turn two the next day.  This kid hates mass.  Every Sunday it's the same scene: I don't hear a word the priest says, I exchange evil glances with my husband, and nasty looks from grandmas burn through my back.   I know their kids didn't behave this way in mass fifty years ago.  The homily is being delivered, and I can hear it distantly while I try to calm Sawyer.  We…

The Dreaded Double Ear Infection.

Winter is here, and illness is looming everywhere.  Probably all kids will get an ear infection in their lives at one point or another. In my experience, they usually come after a cold has started; all the snot gets trapped in those little heads and before you know it your little guy is running a high fever, crying, and won't sleep. I have the biggest case of ear infection- phobia.  Our oldest son, Liam, has had countless ear infections.  He…