Tag Archives: Mom

  1. Or Something

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    May 9, 2012 by themommahen

    I was reading this post today about a SAHM who feels like she isn’t living up to her expectations on …
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  2. What’s Easier: SAHM vs. WOHM?

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    November 22, 2011 by themommahen

    It’s been a year since we left Chicago, which means it’s almost been a year that I’ve officially been a …
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  3. Good Morning Sunshine

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    October 4, 2011 by themommahen

    Beautiful day today–perfect morning for me to finally feel like I’m emerging from my 10 day sickness and then drug-induced …
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  4. Thanks Mom

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    May 9, 2011 by themommahen

    For giving me life, feeding me, bathing me and doing all those things I couldn’t when I was a baby, …
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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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