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Grateful for…things that make me smile

{image credit} Starting off the day with a smile doesn’t come naturally to me. Cumulative sleep-deprivation and needing to rush into the routine of each morning for the two little ones doesn’t give me time, energy or the disposition to smile. It’s something I often need to choose to do, and that’s apparently not a…

SisterlyLove

Grateful for…Kindness

This week I am grateful for the kindness shown by my big girl towards her little sister. In the moments when Lil S is distressed, Miss T often takes it upon herself to try and help calm her down. She sings to her. She dances for her. She blows raspberries at her. And if the…

Little Miss on the slide

Wanting them to grow; then again, maybe not

Little Miss has come a long way since her first assisted attempt down this slide. On Saturday, she proudly and fearlessly zoomed down the slope again and again and again and again and again. It was somewhere between slide ride number 46 and 72 that I found myself keenly looking forward to the day Littler…