E Nut

Playing at the Park

E Nut had baseball practice today. We only had to go to 3 different parks to figure out which one the practice was supposed to be at. While he was practicing, the other 4 kids played on the playground. I don’t usually go to the park with all the kids by myself. The older...
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Mended Little Hearts Making Food Bags for Heart Families

Mended Little Hearts of Charlottesville’s main purpose is to really focus on inpatient families at UVa. I have met very few families who live locally, most of the families we meet are from several hours away. The past couple of months we have been leaving food at the hospital and trying to figure out...
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We Still Have Apple Trees!

We Still Have Apple Trees!

I think we started out with 4 baby apple seedlings In January. And all 4 of them did well for awhile. I forgot to water them for too long and we lost a few. So sad. And then there were 2. But they are getting bigger and growing tons of leaves. I am really...
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Another Lego Fanatic

Another Lego Fanatic

E Nut has gotten in on the Lego party. I signed him up for the Lego Club for Christmas and he started getting his Lego magazines and catalogs. Now just like Wing Nut, he studies them and follows me around the house all day telling me all about the newest sets and his newest...
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Thankful Thursday

Thankful Thursday at The Nut House

Happy Thursday Y’all! What a fabulous week we have been having! Wing Nut is still gaining weight. He also has a much better attitude, is less impulsive and more agreeable. E Nut has a new obsession with keeping my tea cup full of tea. So while the kids are still waking us up in...
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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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Homeschool Spring Lego Competition Prizes

Yesterday I shared photos of Little Nut Nut with his winning entry for our homescchool Lego Competition that we had yesterday. I never did get photos of the 2 other entries from Wing Nut and E Nut, who also won by the way. The competition came about because of a trendy fad that has...
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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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Flashback Friday

Flashback Friday

I am updating my digital photo frame and going through all of my digital photos and scanning my older ones from the old camera. I just came across this one from when my 3rd, Little Nut Nut was a newborn. He is hanging out on the floor with big brothers E Nut and Wing...
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The Nut House Family Portrait

The Nut House Family Portrait

And by family portrait, I mean all of the kids, I spend my time behind the camera. I took several hundred photos of the kids just before Christmas. Most of them were very much our family in their true form, odd faces, children running all over the place, crying, laughing, spinning, jumping, playing, forgetting...
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Thankful Thursday

Thankful Thursday at The Nut House

Happy Thursday Y’all! I got a call from UVa today. They called to schedule Owain’s Cath procedure in May, his Pre-op appointment June 23rd and Surgery date for the Fontan on June 24th. Owain’s surgery is June 24th. Sigh. Cry. Vomit. Faint. Fall apart. I am Thankful for all of the support and encouragement...
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Out of the Mouth of Mama

We all have our moments when we look back at what we just said and can’t believe we just said it. Here are a few of mine…
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Owain’s Hospital Update

Owain has taken my computer hostage for pretty much the entire time we have been in the hospital. Earlier I got a ransom note that said unless you want me to scream all day, you will give me your computer and make sure that it is tuned into Nick Jr at all times. My...
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