Monthly Archives: July 2008

Jewels for the Queen

Queen Bee has been begging to have her ears pierced since she was two years old. She was relentless when she was two, actually. She asked me every day for weeks. At the time I told her she could have … Continue reading

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It’s Such a Cliche

It’s such a Mommyblogging cliche to write about your children growing up with mixed emotions. On the one hand, we’re so proud of their blossoming independence – and on the other, we see time passing much too quickly and these … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Tonka!

Well, technically today wasn’t Tonka’s birthday. His birthday was on Thursday.

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Our Summer (So Far) in Pictures

Here’s a little taste of our summer so far. First, just before the end of June, we hosted Creative Cat’s birthday party. She had requested a medieval-themed party. Twelve kids with foam swords and cardboard shields…it was crazy but fun. … Continue reading

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Will Wonders Never Cease?

The mom that came through on a busy Thursday afternoon called back. It looks like she’s going to sign, despite the disastrous interview. I confessed to her, “I thought I’d never see you again. You know, after you have to … Continue reading

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Why I Won’t Do Any More Afternoon Interviews

<ding-dong!> Bark, bark, bark, bark, bark!!! <sound of children thundering along the hallway to the front door> Oh, my interview must be here. Hmmm…she said she’d be here at 3 o’clock and it’s almost 4 now. Wonder if that’s a … Continue reading

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My Two Girls…

My adoption agency, Lord love ’em, are holding an event in September for girls aged 8-13. It’s a Tweens Make-Up Session. A diverse group of volunteers will teach girls to apply make-up. The idea being that most of the children adopted … Continue reading

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