1. Mom's Guide to Dinner Table Behavior

    Dear Boys, Our home doesn't appear to me to resemble a barn, but somehow our mealtime manners might lead people to believe that we live in one.  I'm not planning…

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  2. DIY Scrabble Photo Collage

    This year, I wanted to do something special for my husband for Valentine's Day.  We usually have a habit of letting holidays slide by without getting each other anything.  Usually…

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  3. Learning about Reptiles with a Russian Tortoise

    For Christmas this year, we gave the boys a hatchling box turtle.  We are studying land animals this year with Exploring Creation with Zoology Vol. 3 from Apologia (Amazon Affiliate link).…

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  4. 30 Day Giving Challenge: Learning about Giving through Literature

    This month, we have been participating in the 30 Day Giving Challenge, and we have had some neat opportunities to serve as a family.  This past week, we had an…

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  5. Easy Lunch Idea: Corndog Muffins

    We are always looking for new lunch ideas!  My boys are getting to the stage where they eat a lot, and  Aidan is really starting to outgrow peanut butter and…

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  6. Jonathan at 2 Months: Reflux Part Two

    Jonathan will be two months old tomorrow!  It's amazing how time flies!  I'm calling this post "reflux part two" because our third son Owen had a rough time with reflux. …

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  7. Our "Lego" Gift Plant

    Our church sent us this lovely plant while we were in the hospital with our new baby.  Notice anything interesting about it? Here's a closer look: The boys have invaded…

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  8. Baby is Here!

      Jonathan Henry Dees Born 5:42 p.m. on January 3, 2012 7 lb. 11 oz. and 20.5 inches long More pictures and details to come - we're leaving the hospital…

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  9. Best of 2011

    Happy New Year's Eve! 2011 really seemed to fly by for our family!  Of course, I spent half the year expecting our fourth son, so that may have something to…

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  10. Christmas

    We had a very enjoyable Christmas, and I hope that you all did as well!  Now that it's over, it feels like time for baby - but so far, baby…

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