She is wild and free…She marches to the beat of her own drum,  andShe loves art and crafts.She loves to read, andShe loves to write stories.She loves superheroes, and history books. She wants to be president, and a microbiologist, and an astronaut, and own a farm, write books, and be a spelunker when she grows…

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All of our kiddos from trauma backgrounds tend to fall right apart during holidays, but our little guy really has the hardest time of all. Holidays, birthdays, anything exciting and out of his regular schedule messes with his calm. Any exciting day, like holidays or birthdays, bring change. And change is so hard for our…

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Little M has been asking for weeks if we could do S’mores…but it has been cold and rainy for weeks! Baby J has been home from school sick, and everyone is sick of being inside… You can’t tell from this picture, but tiny P gets super excited about crafts. While little M was at school,…

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This road is not very grand. ~ little MWhat does that mean? ~ baby JIt has a lot of bumps. I think it needs some upkeep. ~ little M. We hit a pothole. It was not grand. I smell a smell. P, do you have waste? ~ little MWaste? I don’t know waste is? ~…

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Did you have fun with daddy? ~ me, after the husband took baby J to a boat show.Yes! We looked at a LOT of boats, and I fink we walked a fousand miles. ~ baby J. A fousand…that’s a lot. I fell down! ~ baby J, after throwing himself on the ground. I think it’s…

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We should be making some fun Fall leaf crafts, or maybe we should be getting a start on our Christmas cookies and some gift making… But instead, we are making a pirate boat. Because that is what the babies have been asking for, so that is what we did. Baby J plays pirate every day……

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So little M has been dying to make some seasonal crafts… we found this cute halloween eraser idea on Pinterest, and got our mini erasers in the dollar section at Tar-jay. Little M laid everything out and glued her erasers on… And now her cute little specimen art sits by my kitchen sink to make…

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Our baby J has two weeks of preschool under his belt now… We were gearing up for a difficult month, or at the very least, a difficult first few weeks, but our boy has done very well! Baby J had a difficult Summer… we cut back on a lot of his sensory therapies since he…

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Once or twice a year I try to do a little interview with little M. I made up these questionnaire sheets, and we use the same questions every time. It is fun to see how her answers change with time…In the past, she has had trouble answering questions, had to really think through her answers,…

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I love the people I live with… I love my little M and my baby J more than I thought it was possible to love two kids. I love their smiles, and their friendship with each other, and I love the way they love… But most of all, I love their daddy. I have loved…

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