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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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101 Reasons Why I Homeschool {8} My Five Nuts – Four Boys and One Little Girl

101 Reasons Why I Homeschool {8} 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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Weigh-Day for Wing Nut, Starting Our Veggie Seeds and Straw Bale Gardening

Wednesday is WeighDay for Wing Nut. He as been doing well for the most part. He gained a lot of weight at the very start, I am guessing that it is because he was so far underweight. A few weeks ago we were disappointed when he didn’t gain any weight. And I am kind...
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Thankful Thursday and Wing Nut’s Weigh-Day

Thankful Thursday at The Nut House

Happy Thursday Y’all! My parents are coming for a visit tomorrow so we can celebrate Owain’s 3rd  birthday this weekend. We are so excited and Thankful for the visit. The kids go home late last night from E Nut’s baseball game and I forgot yesterday was Weighday for Wing Nut. If you remember last...
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Weigh-Day for Wing Nut

Tonight was Wing Nut’s weigh-in. He has been doing very well on the periactin and gained several pounds right away and continued to gain for several weeks. He eats non-stop all day long. My kitchen is suddenly like an all you can eat buffet, except I am the one doing all the cooking and...
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Weigh-Day for Wing Nut

Three weeks ago when we started Wing Nut on Periactin, I definitely had hopes that he would be gaining some weight. I was thinking that he would gain a few pounds a month and it would be a gradual increase. When we weighed him after the first 10 days and he gained just over...
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Wing Nut is Gaining Weight!

For the first time in close to 2 years my 9 year old, Failure to Thrive Wing Nut has gained weight! And I am over the moon, super excited about it! He has been on prednisone for the past 10 days and his appetite has been increasing every day it seems. For the most...
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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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Thankful Thursday

Thankful Thursday at The Nut House

Happy Thursday Y’all! I know the day is almost over, but I can’t let the day go without slowing down for long enough to brush all of stress and nonsense of the week away and share some Thankful Thoughts. Wing Nut had an appointment with his GI specialist today. Which was long over due....
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Good News is so Good, Some News is Not so Good Though

Yesterday was a good day. A long one, but still a good one. First bit of good news is that my 8 year old Wing-Nut is finally done (for the moment anyways) getting all of his cavities filled! Poor little guy has huge teeth, packed into a tiny little mouth and has such a...
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