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I am Not as Strong as I appear. I enjoy weakness from time to time. We are a homeschooling, special needs family of 6. My 4th son has a Congenital Heart defect, and my oldest has ADHD. I am a survivor of Adultery and mental abuse. I learned that you never really know someone until you are strong enough to stand up and walk away. I love and protect my children, with everything I have. My life might seem unbelievable, but I couldn't make this shit up if I tried! Stick around & let's get to know each other.

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Wordless Wednesday: When Good Kids Go Bad

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First Snow of the Season

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We had a few snow flakes yesterday that got the kids pretty excited, but it didn’t last for long. They woke up this morning looking for snow covering the ground, but there was none. The have been waiting so patiently for snow to come for weeks. I have been trying and trying to explain...
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Wordless Wednesday: Little Nut Nut’s New Office

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Hanging Out Being Cool

Thanksgiving Dinner with Grandma 2010

Yesterday we went over to Grandma Nut’s house for another Thanksgiving dinner. E Nut tried out his cousin’s skate board and finally figured it out. He was proud of his scrapes and bumps. You know, because he is doing things like loosing teeth and learning to ride a skateboard. Little Nut Nut needed to...
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Honey Nut’s Dresser Gets Refinished {after}

Honey Nut Dresser Refinished Dark Cherry Finish Brushed Copper Knobs Matches Target Crib 3

Yesterday I posted the before photos of Honey Nut’s dresser. Today she helped me get some photos of the dresser after it was refinished and up in her bedroom. And there are actually photos of her new bedroom! It is still pretty empty, but she spends most of her time downstairs hanging out with...
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E Nut Lost His First Tooth {finally} and How to Make a Tooth Fairy Box

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This little boy has been telling me for years that he has had a loose tooth. He has wished so hard that his tooth was loose and that he would loose a tooth and get to make is Tooth Fairy box and start earning some cold hard Tooth Fairy cash. One of his teeth...
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Fun Friday Photos!

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I thought it would be fun to take a homeschool break with Wing Nut and play around with the web-cam. We love playing with all the silly features and just being, well, silly Then I thought it would be nice to try to get a good photo of the two of us, since I...
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Roar! It’s a Baby Dinosaur

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Honey Nut is a busy little baby dinosaur. She is also a bit of a chunky monkey! None of my boys were ever so pudgy, I can’t believe how different she is from them…and not just because she is a girl, lol. I think she is getting ready to go through a growth spurt,...
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Mended Little Hearts of Charlottesville End of Summer Picnic

Mended Little Hearts End of Summer Picnic at The Park 1

I was going through my memory card for my camera deleting photos and I came across theses photos of our Mended Little Hearts end of summer picnic from August. I love this park, it has a river that runs through it, a small trail that runs through the woods, a nice playground, a fishing...
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Happy Halloween from The Nut House {cute}

Happy Halloween from The Nut House Trick or Treat but mostly playing in the yard 2

We took a quick trip up and down our block and spent some time playing in the front yard. The kids had a great time even though we didn’t spend 2 hours running through the neighborhood trying to hit every house we could. I have to warn you though, this is a photo heavy...
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Let Sleeping Babies Lie

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I have been working on getting my old office cleaned out and ready for Mr Wall Nut to move into for the past several weeks, maybe even months. I set a goal for my self last week to get it done by the end of this week. I was hard at work the afternoon...
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Baby Homeschool Wordless Wednesday {heehee}

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Sometimes You Just Have to Give up and Walk Away

Colonial Williamsburg Homeschool Home Education Experience Three big brothers in the garden 1

When we went to Colonial Williamsburg in last month for the Homeschool Experience, I thought I would be able to get some good photos of the kids. They were looking at some old school style tools from “back then” and I thought that was the perfect time.
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Nothing Can Stop a Determined Honey Nut

Honey Nut works so hard to get the car on other side of gate baby jail

Even with half a house full of toys to keep Honey Nut busy…
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A Mystery Noise Brought the Fire Department to The Nut House

Called 911 The kids were so brave high pitched noise coming from my turned off furnace the fire department and police came better safe than sorry 2

When I say mystery noise, I really mean a crazy high pitched squealing, screeching, screaming noise coming from my furnace. Or at least that is where we believe it came from. Now that it is not screeching any more, we really don’t have any idea what caused it. This city is paving our back...
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Homeschool Room Makeover After the Walls are Repaired and Painted

Homeschool Room Makeover Organizing my Teaching Space

It took us 5 years to finally finish caulking around the windows, fill in the nail holes and paint the trim and the baseboards. The Classroom was Wing Nut’s bedroom for 7 years, E Nut’s bedroom for over 5 years and Little Nut Nut’s room for 2 years. Have you ever noticed that sometimes...
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Another Birthday at The Nut House

Happy Birthday EJ 7 years old New York Yankees cake kinda sorta 2

A few weeks ago E Nut celebrated his 7th birthday. I never thought that a 7th birthday would be that big of a deal until my oldest turned 7 a few years ago. We always think of big birthdays being 1st, 5th, 10th, 13th and so on. But when my oldest was turning 7...
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Don’t Mess with the Baby!

Honey Nut after lunch crazy baby 1 years old are you squishing your nose at me more food please

What a crazy baby! Just after lunch she was sitting in the box of Mega Blocks and I grabbed the camera to get a photo of her to match the photo of Wee Nut that I took last year sitting
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Thankful Thursday

Thankful Thursday at The Nut House

Yay for Thursday! I have 5 reasons to be very Thankful today!
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Our Cub Scouts Raising Money with a Bake Sale

07Cub Scout Bake Sale at Lowes July 2010 kids collecting money working to pay for activities

The other day, we went to Lowes. With a few of our Cub Scouts.
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Enjoying a Hot Summer Day {wordless wednesday}

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Thankful Thursday

Thankful Thursday at The Nut House

Happy Thursday! The weekend is almost here And that means that my parents are coming for a visit tomorrow. They are staying for a couple of days and then taking Wing Nut and E Nut for their first ever extended vacation to New York! They are so excited, but honestly I am kind of...
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Wordless Wednesday

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