Category Archives: Changes

What Would You Do?

Today’s dilemma … If it’s not completely clear that my spouse will garner any career gains from working in China, is giving my child a better education and possibly a more global outlook on life a good enough reason to … Continue reading

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China, Really?

Okay folks so some exciting things going on here and I’m a jumble of anxious panic.  (I know, what else is new right?) So yesterday I turned the big 4-0.  (Yikes!)  That should be drama and anxiety-ridden enough for anyone, … Continue reading

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If This is Four I’ll Take It!

Everyone always talks about the terrible twos but no one warns you that three is way, way harder.  At least it was in our house.  Shorty’s third year was trying and that is putting it mildly.  There were tantrums, back talk, … Continue reading

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Ending the Silence

Is it really possible that May 26th was the last time I posted?  Where has the time gone?  It’s been filled with some fun and a lot of just the normal things that days are made of.  We haven’t been on … Continue reading

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I just dropped Shorty off for his first day at preschool.  I wasn’t sure what to expect from him.  I was fearful.  Shorty has a temper and a stubborn streak.  When he gets something in his head he is not easily distracted … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

2009 can go suck it … wasn’t my best year … don’t let the door hit you in the a** 2009! 2010 started off right.  We had some friends of ours over for dinner.  My house was full of the … Continue reading

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It’s That Time Again

Fall, for many of you it’s the time of year when your kids start back to school.  Here in our house Shorty hasn’t started school yet.  Not even preschool.  This is the time of the year when we sign up … Continue reading

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