Boondock Ramblings

A little bit about a lot of things by Lisa R. Howeler

Every night and every nap for the last two years my daughter has had to listen to Frank Sinatra’s “In The Wee Small Hours” album while she’s falling asleep. I’ve tried to change the music without her knowing but as young as two she would look at me and say “no. I want frank.” In …

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My 3-year old daughter is a caretaker. She takes care of her stuffed animals and our pets and other people’s pets. Sometimes she takes care of me and once in awhile her brother (though she’s usually bossing him around). What she really enjoys taking care of, though, are worms and bugs. I don’t get it, …

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Welcome to Clickin’ Moms Four on Four blog circle. For more posts featuring four photos from the previous month click on Bianca Symons and follow the circle all the way around. _____ The oldest found a ditch full of mud and soon it was all over his hands.   And then it was all over her, …

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I’m not sure how Miss G’s fascination with ants started or even when but since it’s started we have had to learn to leave enough time before we go somewhere so she can to stop and watch the ants scurry around in their little world on the sidewalk in front of the house. She also …

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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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This is part of a series called Letters to My Son, where I write a letter to my son once a month. To my son: I’m not going to lie. I’m having a very hard time with you going back to school in a day. When I say hard, I mean my chest gets tight, my …

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