Category Archives: family

What works for me

Tweet Since school started, I’m now officially a full time working mom.  I work 40 hours a week now, so my life is full-  VERY FULL.  In the last few weeks, I’ve figured out some working mom things that work … Continue reading

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What did you do?

Tweet We’re coming up to Emma’s seventh birthday, and I can’t help but remember how Ethan adored his baby sister when she was born.  He loved helping me with her, and I’d hear pleas to hold her all day long. … Continue reading

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The Finkel Meal

Tweet My brother and nephew stopped by on Sunday.  They were on their way to do some cleaning at Mom and Dad’s, and had to pick up the trailer.  Being the good Lutheran woman I am, I asked if I … Continue reading

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I’m living this song these days…

Tweet The snow glows white on the mountain tonight Not a footprint to be seen. A kingdom of isolation, and it looks like I’m the Queen The wind is howling like this swirling storm inside Couldn’t keep it in; Heaven … Continue reading

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Christmas 2013- The Recap

Tweet Christmas 2013 was a success!  We had a lovely day with church in the morning, and the rest of the day as a family together.  We enjoyed appetizers all day and ice cream with cookies for dessert. The boys … Continue reading

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The Pumpkin Patch

Tweet When the kids were in preschool we’d take a field trip to the pumpkin patch with their class every year.  Now that Emma’s in Kindergarten we won’t be doing that, so we took a trip to the same pumpkin … Continue reading

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Size doesn’t matter

Tweet When Dan and I were engaged I dreamed of us having four children.  I thought it would be the perfect family-all even.  Of course, I dreamed that we’d have two boys and two girls. I like things to be … Continue reading

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God is there

Tweet From the time I was a little girl, I knew I wanted to have a family.  I knew I wanted to be a mom.  I dreamed of that moment someday. All that time, God was there. When I met … Continue reading

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Mom overwhelmed

Tweet Recently I added hours at work.  Instead of working 20 hours a week, I’m now working 29.  That’s one hour away from full time- 11-7 on Monday and 8-3 on Tuesday-Thursday.  That makes for a busy week, adding kids, … Continue reading

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Easter Out-take

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