Boondock Ramblings

A little bit about a lot of things

He’s changing so fast and I’m not ready for it. He’s not dressing up like superheroes as much as he used to. He’s not asking if he can wear a ninja costume to the store. He’s not jumping off the couch quite as much. He’s too into TV and the digital world. I’m already hearing …

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This post is part of the monthly 10 on 10 blog circle. Be sure to catch the next photographer in the circle by clicking the link at the bottom of this post. —- I am convinced my children have joined forces to see who can turn my hair gray quicker. My 16 month old has …

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Their home was cozy, so well decorated and coordinated. Honestly, I was a bit jealous of how organized it all looked, though I’m sure there are crazy days there too with a two year old and a newborn. Even more than jealous, I was impressed with how the family had made the small home into …

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It was like she had found the most exciting location in the world the way my daughter stomped her tiny 15 month old, boot-clad feet in the mud puddle in the park of a city we’d visited for the day. We hadn’t brought extra socks so her dad and I wavered between telling her and …

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When I look at this photo of you I see a little boy who has my heart completely and has since the day I first learned you were growing inside me. I see your brilliance, your wit, your charm, your amazing ability to look at almost any situation in a positive light. How hard it …

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I  meet my son’s bus at an old school parking lot and usually we head home right away to make dinner and get ready for karate or to get homework started. This past week we’ve had warm temperatures and sunny days but I’ve been too busy to enjoy it. By the time I have been …

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It was a fun week this week. If I wasn’t pulling Grace out of the dog and cat’s water dish, I was taking the kids to a local farm so they could get up and close with the animals. Of course, we didn’t expect Jonathan to become a salt lick for a curious horse.