Monthly Archives: May 2013

  1. Can We Agree to Disagree?

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    May 30, 2013 by themommahen

    I don’t watch The Voice, but I couldn’t miss hearing about it everywhere I looked today. Apparently, Adam Levine of …
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  2. Flat Hatchlings

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    May 30, 2013 by themommahen

    Hatchling #1’s class read Flat Stanley this year and they were instructed to make flat versions of themselves and send …
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  3. Farm Art

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    May 27, 2013 by themommahen

    The Husband completely cleaned out the coop today (a HUGE undertaking and something he does a couple times a year), …
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  4. Stormy Weather

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    May 20, 2013 by themommahen

    We led the clouds to our house, then watched the storm roll in… Edited 5/20/13 9:20 pm EDT: These pictures …
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  5. Car Seats

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    May 7, 2013 by themommahen

    2yo potty training. Took diaper off and threw it away in store bathroom. Realized I didn’t have any more. Rushed …
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Our older boy, my H2, has had episodes of SVT (rapid heart rate) for five years now. It was managed with medication for a while, then seemed to go away, but then came back last school year. Due to the unpredictability of it and the resulting disruption and anxiety it causes him, he is scheduled for a heart ablation catheterization procedure tomorrow early in the morning. Hopefully the doctors will be able to find and eliminate the extra electrical pathways responsible. Fortunately, this is a pretty routine procedure with great success rates. But as the saying goes, no surgery or procedure is minor if it's happening to you or a loved one. We welcome prayers, good vibes, positive thoughts, juju, mojo, whatever our friends can muster. (This picture was taken two weeks ago during an echocardiogram. He was fascinated, and I couldn't help but remember the first time I got to hear that same, sweet heartbeat...) ❤ Totally disturbing. #halloween H2 suggested we go on a nature walk yesterday through the woods with walkie talkies. (And BB guns, of course, because, boys.) It was hot, it was muggy, it was thorny, it was spider webby, it was buggy, it was tiring. 
But. 
We found a snapping turtle shell and almost perfect skeleton, a giant orb weaver spider in all its splendor, a great place for a fort, lots of obstacles to traverse, and a new path home. And that made it all worth it. Do we look like we know what we're doing? #old #tailgating #goheels🐏 #goirish🍀 #wedontgetoutmuch Finished! #colorrun #chathamcharter20 Full moon in front of us, sunrise behind us. #fullmoon #sunrise #chathamnc

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