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One second each day of 2017

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Last new years I became intrigued when someone posted a video of one second a day of their previous year.  I found and downloaded the one second a day app and made the goal to record a moment each 24 hours for the year ahead. I kept the promise up pretty consistently, give or take... Read more »

Inspiring Instagram accounts to follow

Inspiring Instagram accounts to follow
These days I find myself scrolling through Instagram frequently.  There are many inspiring Instagram accounts to follow and I am happy to share just a little of view of the pretty photos in my feed. truly_triplets, those adorable faces above, are my daily baby fix. The mom of one son plus three identical triplet girls is a joy... Read more »

Good energy at Wrigley Field

Good energy at Wrigley Field
Today I took our dog to his awesome vet in our old neighborhood as he recently had his spleen removed.  Once he had a good checkup I decided to walk with him down Clark Street to Wrigley Field since I was nearby. Once we stepped onto the famous corner of Clark and Addison the energy was... Read more »
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Escaping the Cold in Florida

The kids and I are spending the long weekend in Marco Island with my parents.  I will be home and back to regular posting soon, but in the meantime wanted to share a few photos with you. We will be returning to the frigid temps soon. You might also enjoy an interview with my mom,  my... Read more »

Just like Michael Morones, My Son is Bullied

Just like Michael Morones, My Son is Bullied
I can’t get this heartbreaking story by Carrie Goldman out of my head.  An 11 year old boy, Michael Morones, attempted suicide because kids at school made fun of him for liking My Little Pony. My son is bullied.  He is teased for not being good at sports. I’ve talked to his concerned teacher and... Read more »

"Time Magazine" Takes On Extended Breastfeeding

"Time Magazine" Takes On Extended Breastfeeding
      I’m not one to preach about breastfeeding.  Women already have way too much pressure and subsequent guilt on how they choose to feed their child.  I think your child will be fine with whatever personal choice you make. After all, look at me – I was a formula fed baby.   I... Read more »
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I Completed the January Photo a Day Challenge

I Completed the January Photo a Day Challenge
Thirty one days ago it was the first day of 2012 and I learned of a fun challenge on Instagram, an iPhone photo application.  The January Photo a Day Challenge was started by Fat Mum Slim, an Australian blogger.  As you can see it listed an idea for each day of the month and suggested you post... Read more »

Wordless Wednesday: Sometimes Pictures Speak Louder Than Words

Wordless Wednesday: Sometimes Pictures Speak Louder Than Words
Usually I sit down to my computer and the words start flowing.  Some days like today I feel negative and choose against publishing a whiny post.  In reality I have little reason to complain (except for the fact I spent $1500 to replace the brakes in my recently paid off car).  In these cases I look at photos and... Read more »