A Mother’s Dilemma

I read an interesting article this morning on parenting.com, about girls and sports. The blogger obviously has two very athletic girls who like to play sports; she bemoans the fact that society doesn’t seem to be able to reconcile beauty and unisex athleticism. Interesting, but not exactly a groundbreaking discussion. But what about this? What […]

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Sequestered with Littlest Pet Shops

Tiller loves these Littlest Pet Shop toys. (Don’t get me started on “littlest” – I have just recently gotten over it.) So, she has about a million, and today she lined them up to watch her eat lunch, or as she put it, “to see what I get.” She then ate her peanut butter and […]

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Rollie and Tiller on Valentine’s Day

Rollie and Tiller on Valentine’s Day Originally uploaded by Dogwood Girl Rollie and Tiller interview on Valentine’s Day. Captures their personalities pretty well. Rollie is in a sugar coma, while Tiller is bouncing off the walls. Happy belated Valentine’s Day!

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The Bear Went Over the Mountain

Rollie was in his first grade musical last week. Okay, I don’t like to brag, but he was the lead in the first grade musical. I know what you’re thinking. . . where did that come from? He didn’t get that from his mama, that’s for sure. And you’re right. His teacher told me she […]

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Honors Day

Rollie had his first Honor’s Day this morning. (It was mine and Todd’s too.) So cute to see all of the kids his age, and have their names called out and see them walk across the stage, shake the Principal’s hand, and then look out to find us. Also a little bittersweet, because my first […]

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Stone Mountain Sunday

It was, like, 67 degrees in Atlanta yesterday. Beautiful weather, and reminds me why I love the South. Shorts in January! I have been working and volunteering a LOT. Like, so much that i am burned out, my psoriasis is spreading due to the stress, and i have finally started saying, “I can’t do that.” […]

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Forgotten Post: NC Girls’ Weekend

Not sure why, but I wrote this and forgot to publish it back in November! Do you have old friends that you still get together with for weekends here and there? About once or twice a year, I get together with some of my college roommates. I met them the first quarter I was in […]

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I am 39. How did that happen?

I am pretty sure this is the longest I’ve gone without blogging in . . . well, since I started back in 2004. Can’t believe it’s been that long, but yep. It has. It’s my birthday. I’m 39. I love who I am today. I love my life. I can remember so many not great […]

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Happy New Year!

We stayed home last night, and friends came over. Ned and Vanessa also didn’t have a sitter, so we decided to do a slumber party again this year. Surprisingly, our friends Matt and Shannon, and Carlie and Brandon, both childless, came also. I guess we are all getting old and they didn’t want to do […]

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