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So loud you can’t hear it

I found this list while I was cleaning today. My thoughts (other than: Henry needs to work on his handwriting) are that there is a quiet poeticism going on in my 9-year-old that I only find out about when I find discarded papers under the couch. Secret poetic tidbits. addthis_url = ‘′; addthis_title = ‘So+loud+you+can%26%238217%3Bt+hear+it’; [...]

Make City! Destroy City!

List makers breed more list makers. Here is Henry’s list for today. Note: I am now redoing everything, so this can be my daily list too. Can I even tell you how much I love this? addthis_url = ‘′; addthis_title = ‘Make+City%21+Destroy+City%21′; addthis_pub = ”;

Twelve Annoying Things (My) Kids Do

Walk one centimeter behind me. Use markers in a manner which is potentially harmful to the walls and furniture. Fake cry. They think it’s hilarious. “Help” by “refolding” the laundry. I let this one go because I feel like one day it will turn into actual helping by actually folding the laundry, but I can [...]

More Resel

This, right here, is why I don’t understand how single parents manage. If it were just me, who would be the kids’ wrestling partner? I am no good at wrestling with the children. Any time I try I end up just hugging them and tickling them, which is not what they want at all. Or, [...]

Daily Checklist: Living a Methodical Life

As promised, here’s what I’ve been doing to try to get myself going down the road to Happy Julie Life Land. As part of living life more methodically, I came up with four things I wanted to do every day: exercise, write, clean the house (or some part of it) and a general category I’m [...]

Living Life Methodically: Create a Daily Schedule

So if you read my post the other day, you know that I’m having some issues getting some life balance going on. I don’t have a job outside my house, and I’m in library school, but most of my time is spent parenting. Or so it seems. It’s not really exactly how I thought it [...]

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