What is a Sibling?

National Siblings Day is April 10th. I never realized there was such day until a few years back when my social media feeds filled up with photos from friends. Well, it holds a different memory now because last year it was the day we buried one of my siblings. Katie Phillips died suddenly just one day after…

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We Shall Snuggle

I’m not super affectionate and I am especially not a “snuggle” person. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not a cold ice queen or anything, I just don’t love to sit around and cuddle. But after my husband snapped a picture of my daughter and I snuggling one cold winter day, I may be changing my ways……

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Grandma’s Pins on Display

I’ve got a sick kid and we are stuck in the house for the day. You know what this means! Laundry, laundry, laundry and projects I’ve been wanting to do. This time I arranged my Grandma’s beautiful pins in a shadowbox for display. I’ve written before about taking heirlooms out of the boxes and putting…

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Lies I tell my kids

We teach our kids about being good people. No stealing, no saying “potty” words, no pushing, hitting or lying. So as parents we’ve stopped a lot of our own bad behavior to set a good example, right? Maybe you don’t drop the f-bomb or cuss quite as much. But.. what about lying? I got to thinking…

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