Category Archives: vothlings

-shoo-fly pie-

This little girl with Evangeline eyes… …is 12 years old now and carrying on Evangeline’s tradition of making shoo-fly pie. Shoo-fly pie is Malin’s favorite dessert and it’s what she chose instead of having birthday cake this year. I had … Continue reading

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-with the blink of an eye-

with the blink of an eye  What was I thinking… to close my eyes and turn around? It was just for a second, but at a sound behind me, I glanced back and saw My infant daughter     (who … Continue reading

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-a better than instagram picture of my parenting methods-

Yesterday while we were driving to Lexington, Malin amused herself by drawing in the back seat. After awhile, she tossed this priceless gift up to me: In case you couldn’t quite decipher the handwriting, it says, “Mom, in this pic … Continue reading

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-this boys reads. a lot.-

It’s spelling word time again! Wesley Voth, I like the way your mind works. Possibly because it’s so much like mine. Or maybe just because you’re genuinely funny. Cats have many adversaries. I banished the cat to the underworld. I … Continue reading

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-in his own skin-

Yesterday, in the library… Oh yeah, I’ve been volunteering two days a week in the school library – I’ve never mentioned that on this half-abandoned blog. Anyway… Yesterday I was sitting at my desk, labeling Accelerated Reader books. Two middle … Continue reading

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-and they’re off-

…to another first day of school

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-shorn-

This makes me sad. There’s my confession: I like boys with long hair. I’m also the mom who snaps at my kids when they decide to tuck their shirts in: “Get your shirt out of your pants. That looks tacky!”

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