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Celebrating Owain’s 10th Birthday!

Celebrating Owain’s 10th Birthday!


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Reasons Why I Homeschool – My Five Nuts – Four Boys and One Little Girl

Reasons Why I Homeschool – My Five Nuts – Four Boys and One Little Girl

From the moment I knew I was pregnant, I knew I was going to Homeschool my children. By the time my oldest children were school age, I wasn’t ready and sent them to Montessori School first, and then to public school. Making the choice to send my kids to public school was one that...
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Do As I Say NOT As I Do. Please. 15 Things I Hope My Kids Are Not Paying Attention To.

Dear Nut House Children, I know I spend my days trying to teach you to grow up to be polite, healthy adults who know how to take care of themselves, so Please, Please, Please! Do As I Say NOT As I Do. Please.
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Dad Was Always in The Middle of The Craziness!

This was taken just after Honey Nut was born. We were celebrating Little Nut Nut’s 3rd birthday, Honey Nut was only home just a few days. Grandpa as always, was sure to be in the middle of the Craziness at The Nut House!      
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Missing My Dad

When I was taking this photo at Christmas time last year, I would have never believed it would be my last Christmas with him.
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A Step Back

Looking back at this past summer, I remember the both the fear of Owain’s upcoming surgery and the excitement of our pre-surgery vacation to Hershey Park. I could do without the fear, but I sure could use a vacation from life right now.
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10 Things Tuesday

I had hopes and plans for this week. With 5 sick kids, none of it is getting done. As frustrating as it is, I am OK with it. The 3 big kids have had high fevers since last night and when I thought Owee’s had gone down, it came back. Honey Nut had the...
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Monday, You Did Not Let Me Down.

After our awesome 1 hour family Wii Fit workout yesterday, Mr Wall Nut and I decided that we were going to start getting up at 5am to workout. We have been talking about it for months and were so close when daylight savings time messed up my schedule. Yes. I am still bitter, and...
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Thankful Thursday

Thankful Thursday at The Nut House

Happy Thursday Y’all! My kids were in rare form today. It was the type of day that I could not have predicted if I were a psychic. My morning started while Wee Nut played quietly in his room, the big kids were in the class room making paper bag puppets and Little Nut Nut...
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Missing my Boys

The 2 big kids went on a Cub Scout camp out this weekend. E Nut got me up extra early today running around with excitement. Wing Nut enjoys his mornings much more like I do, late and lazy. Somehow we get woken up way to early by the early risers. I was happy to...
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Bring it On!

Warm days. Cool Nights. Random thunderstorms. The muddy smell of a constantly damp Earth. I love Spring! The past month has given us several warm days with open windows, followed my even more days of cold days, bundled up in coats. This week is not going to be any different. Today was around 70...
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Fun with Phone Photos!

I just downloaded a bunch of photos off of my phone. Most of these I didn’t even remember taking. I love fun surprises 🙂  
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Dance Baby Dance!

We finally got the new Just Dance 2 last weekend. We’ve been having a great time playing Wii and the kids have been playing Wii Fit with me, but most of the active games that we have are 1 player. With Wii Fit, we have to take turns playing. I love the Mario Cart...
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