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Wearing the Latest in Monster Fashion

Inspired by Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop. Prompt #5 Halloween is coming! Show us what your kids will be wearing. When I saw this week’s prompts I knew immediately this was the one for me.  Any excuse to have his costume … Continue reading

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When Do I Tell My Child We’re Poor?

As many know, chronic illness often brings about chronic poverty.  My husband and I have been dealing with this since 2008, when I got laid off from work and found myself too sick to look for another position. We qualified … Continue reading

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Tuesdays With Tyler: Halloween!

For the first time ever, I’d be willing to bet, school was closed on Halloween.  Due to the storm, some schools still didn’t have power and roads were still closed.  I’d also bet that it was the first time the … Continue reading

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Vacation Lost

Due to Grant getting his disability and us now having a small nest egg, we decided to do something with Tyler we had never done…take him on a vacation.  It was going to be a mini-vacation to Hershey Park’s “Halloween … Continue reading

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Tuesdays With Tyler: Halloween at Tyler’s House!

I say Tyler’s house, because he has been the main thrust of our Halloween decorations.  I have collected plenty of decorations over the years but if there were no Tyler, neither Grant nor I would have been motivated to put … Continue reading

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At the Endocrinologist’s: Confusion Reigns

Before you read this post you may want to read The Walking Dead in which I describe my first trip to the endocrinologist.  I am so confused I find this a very difficult post to write! Earlier this week I … Continue reading

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Tuesdays With Tyler: Spookley the Square Pumpkin!

When Tyler was a month old, five years ago, Grant eagerly bought our son a couple of Halloween books.  The only problem was they were for toddlers, at least.  “We can’t read these to him!” I said, laughing.  “Oh, I … Continue reading

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For My Son on His 5th Birthday

Well, my darling, you have hit the “big 5!”  Today after school we will take you to Toys r Us to pick something out and we are going to have a cake, a small celebration, just the three of us, … Continue reading

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