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Give the Child in Your Life a Gift to Treasure Forever

It can be a challenge to buy a meaningful gift for a child that will last for more than a few months and will be fun for the child.  Thankfully The Magic of My Name is here to help out. They make personalized books. They were kind enough to send my kids some books to test out. Continue reading Give the Child in Your Life a Gift to Treasure Forever

From Lazy to Dapper in 4 Drops

Man oh man, things have been tough lately. I don’t really know why but they have. Ok, well, I do know why they’ve been tough. It’s because we have 5 kids. But when I say “things have been tough” what I really mean is “tougher than our normal baseline tough.”

There is always something to do for school, something to do around the house, around the yard, some event to get to, some birthday party etc. etc. multiplied by 5. Some days it’s a bit overwhelming and I just lock myself in my room and stare at the wall while the kids try to break the door down with pick axes. Alright, so maybe I don’t lock myself in my room but I dream about it. Continue reading From Lazy to Dapper in 4 Drops

Infertility is a Man’s Issue too

It’s seems a common part of life for so many people. We even sing songs about it: “First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes the baby in the baby carriage” But unfortunately for approximately 7 million couples each year, it seems like the baby carriage won’t show up. For one reason or another, many couples can have difficulties getting pregnant. Continue reading Infertility is a Man’s Issue too

Our Summer Was Sweet

At the start of the summer I sat down with the kids and they brainstormed all the things they would love to do over the summer. It was fun for them to dream up places to go and it was helpful for me to know what types of things to plan. I was rather fortunate that they didn’t get too crazy with their ideas and as you can see below we were able to check off most of the items on their list.

 

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