Do you Believe in Miracles?

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Owen’s family sure does. This gorgeous seven week old baby was born dead, and resuscitated by his parents. He was rushed to our local hospital, then airlifted down to Seattle Children’s Hospital. He was declared brain dead and put on … Continued

The First Day of School

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Jubilee, age 6 Will commence in just a few hours. It will be a short day though. My Boy Scouts will be raising flags at 8 AM this morning, and I have a photo shoot with a very special baby … Continued

The Dentist

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Tucker, age 3 I had eleven of my children in at the dentist last week (and by the way- the dentist said our family was the poster family for the importance of flossing. He was shocked that none of the … Continued


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Today is Mordecai's seventh birthday. How can that be? I remember the sweet rollie-pollie baby he was when I first met him, October 1, 2002. He was four weeks old. He was pudgy, had a little mohawk of black wavy … Continued

Mount St. Helen’s

posted in: Homeschooling | 3

Or not. Troop 3 (Northwest Washington's best Boy Scout troop) was scheduled to go camping on Mount St. Helen's yesterday, but one of the leader's got sick and had to cancel last minute. Long-suffering and heroic leader Bridget, saved the … Continued

Avi’s Tea Party

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Can you stand another post about Avi? We had such a funny incident yesterday I just had to share. Some friends came to play, and among them, one of Avi's "best friends"- she has several. This friend is over a … Continued

Funny Girl

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Avi, age 4 I'm part of a photography forum called, I Love Photography (or, ILP). Most days, along with reading my favorite blogs, I check out the ILP site. My children love to crowd around me and look at blogs, … Continued

Zoo Day

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Chuck's been working a lot lately, so when he had an unexpected day off, we headed out for a family adventure. Anyone care to guess where we went? Here, I'll give you a clue. Yes, off to the zoo, where … Continued

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