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Tweet Good day, friends! I welcomed this morning with blurry eyes, as I’ve done every morning for the last week. The kids have croup, and pink eye, and an ear infection, and what seems like twenty other ailments impairing their sleep (and mine.) With Jonathan gone on a cancer survivor’s surf trip for a week, […]

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The plans not in my heart

by Lesley on December 29, 2014 · 2 comments

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Tweet Every year I like to do a self-check of sorts. Did I accomplish the 582 goals I set at the beginning of the year? What were some of my best accomplishments? Where did I fail? Usually I share some these musings on the ol’ blog, but this year I’ve decided not to do so. In 2013 I […]

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Crying over spilled milk

by Lesley on November 25, 2014 · 9 comments

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Tweet Last week, this awful thing happened at Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf that my brain tells me is NOT a big deal, but my heart says otherwise. It was Tuesday morning and I was feeling like a victorious stay-at-home working mom because I found a last minute sitter to watch Owen. We dropped Anna off […]

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Six things I learned in August

by Lesley on September 1, 2014 · 5 comments

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Tweet This beautiful, fast-paced mom life offers many learning opportunities but I’m not always great about writing them down. This month I’m linking up with Emily to share what I learned in August. Get ready for a little silly, a little bit helpful, and a little bit gross. 1. Cleaning barf out of a car […]

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Tweet My Sacramento girls are gathering at Kat’s house tonight and I’m not there. I’m here, in this house, with a glass of cheap Trader Joe’s wine, and the breeze of a fan, and the light of a lone desk lamp. It’s peaceful and wonderful. I’m not lonely, but I also really miss them. Will I ever […]

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