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Archives for August, 2012

Coping

Seven Days of Not Complaining

In the last week I've noticed something about myself that was a little concerning.  Life has been happening, and it's been a little more chaotic than usual. Instead of taking it in stride, I've been a lot!  I am not a chronic complainer.  As a matter of fact, I usually find myself not only finding my silver lining, but finding it for others as well.  This week, I've just been frustrated.

When I...
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General

Celebrate Everything!!!

My daughter truly fascinates me.  Over the last few days I have been watching her and learning a lot.  It's amazing what you can learn from a  one-year-old.

She celebrates everything.  When she throws something away she smiles, when she finishes her food she claps and even when she managed to put a cookie in the XBox, she did a little dance.   She celebrates every accomplishment whether it's big or small, and why shouldn't...
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Coping

Expect the Unexpected

This week was filled with unexpected events.  It started with a trip to urgent care after my daughter felt the appropriate place for a green bean was in her ear.  It was followed by unexpected illnesses, crises at work, and another trip to urgent care after my daughter’s face lost a war with a mosquito lurking in our car on the ride home.

As we all know,“life happens,” and this week...
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