Alex

Back In Time

January 23, 2014

The past few weeks, okay, months, I’ve been participating in Throwback Thursday on Facebook. Throwback Thursday probably started over on Instagram, but to be honest, I decided to call it quits with Instagram when I started seeing all the same Instagram pictures on Facebook, anyway. Yes, as a matter of fact, I love the run-on sentence. So. […]

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Eight Is Awesome

November 7, 2013

Dear Alex, We just celebrated your eighth birthday. EIGHT. How did that happen? Just last week, I was holding you in the labor/delivery unit wondering what in the heck I was gonna do with TWO stinky, smelly, peeing all over the bathroom BOYS. Here it is, eight years later, and I am so stinkin’ sad that you […]

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Eight

November 1, 2013

This sweet boy: has been reminding me about his birthday for the past month. loves Cookie Crisp cereal carries a stuffed animal around most of the time. prides himself in having the most Accelerated Reader points in his classroom.  has a good old-fashioned fit every now and again. picks Tom & Jerry every. single. time. has […]

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Filed Under Great Kid

September 10, 2013

My boys are very good buddies. They enjoy playing together, and more often than not, they get along very well. A few weeks ago however, my boys spent what seemed like the entire day – arguing. I threatened to ground them. When that didn’t do the trick? I threatened to sell them. Not that I would […]

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Feeling Hot, Hot, Hot!

August 25, 2013

My fellas and I spent the weekend camping with McDaddy’s sister, her four kids, and another family from our church. When I picked up Alex from school on Friday, I could tell he wasn’t feeling well. He told me he was just sad because his class didn’t get to go out for recess, but I could tell he […]

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A Letter To My Baby

August 9, 2013

We have had a crazy busy day. The boys asked if we could go to Chuck E. Cheese on this last day before school begins. Lucky me. And, as is usually the case with this bunch, we went to eat first. I tried to talk them into Mexican, but they chose iHop. I was sure that Chuck E. Cheese […]

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Divide And Conquer

July 29, 2013

*I began writing this post on June 17, 2013. As I was writing it, I began experiencing a sharp pain in my lower back. I recognized the pain immediately and knew I would not be finishing this post that evening. Less than an hour after shutting my laptop, I was headed to the emergency room […]

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Holding On

February 8, 2013

As I sit on the couch, I hear a thud. I am startled. I hear a whimper. And then footsteps. He stumbles through the hall holding his head. When I ask what happened, he mumbles something about hitting his head on the bed. In flannel Diary of a Wimpy Kid pajama pants, he climbs onto the […]

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Wound Up Like An Eight Day Clock

November 5, 2012

Alex was wound up like an eight-day clock this past weekend. He turned seven on Thursday, and had to wait a full 48 hours for his birthday party. Folks, you would have thought he was about to receive a million dollar lottery prize. He asked four times in six hours if his friend K would be […]

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Seven

October 31, 2012

Seven years ago today, McDaddy and I were blessed with a sweet baby boy that we named Alex Ryan. He weighed ten pounds, five ounces and the nurses gave him the nick-name, King because he was the biggest boy in the nursery. The Lord gave him a cute little blonde head of hair that looked […]

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