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Sara Entering Adulthood

Sara Entering Adulthood

Dear Sara As your high school years come to an end and the re world begins you will feel different emotions. Not only is it an exciting time, but it is also a scary time. Everything is changing. Yes, everything is changing. You are no longer that little girl who was playing with my hair and doing my makeup while watching Blue’s Clues. My silly Sara has grown up to be smart, sassy Sara. Not only have you changed, but…

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Travel

Travel

Who doesn’t love to travel?  We take one family trip a year to Ocean City, MD in September.  My husband and oldest daughter are into going to car shows and one weekend a year there is a major car show down there that we all attend.  It’s not just fun for them, its fun for us all. There is so much to do there.  They have miniature golf, the shops on the boardwalk, and my favorite, the beach.  I love…

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Prepping for a Cat. 5 Hurricane

Prepping for a Cat. 5 Hurricane

How does one prep for a category 5 hurricane with kids?  There hear about it all over the place.   We live in south FL and have been preparing for the storm for a week now. The kids were very scared at first when the weather forecasters said it is a category 5.  We talked about what that means, what destruction it can do.  We had the kids make lists and start packing what means the most to them as…

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Travel Lesson Learned

Travel Lesson Learned

We send my 17-year-old to CT to visit her best friend every summer for a couple of weeks.  Money has been tight this year, and we were unable to send her.  Her best friend’s family surprised us by pooling together the money for Sara’s round trip plane tickets. These girls have been besties since the 1st grade.  We all consider them “sisters”.  We try to get the two of them together at least once or twice a year.  So Sara…

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Road Trip

Road Trip

After spending six hours in the car today, I am exhausted, stiff, and have a slight headache.  However the kids did not fight this time!  Major WIN! My lovely teenager listened to her music the entire ride.  The five year old brought lots of books to read.  I didn’t think that would keep her occupied and thought that there would eventually be a major fit.  I was wrong, and for once I LOVE that I was! We ran into the…

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