Some Christmas ideas

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I’ve been doing a little bit of online shopping (my specialty since, well, who wants to hit Toys ‘R Us with six kidlets in tow?) and I’ve found two books that I think are worth mentioning. The first book is just lovely to behold. Other than that, “Motherbridge of Love” is a book based on […]

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Mmmmm… Meal Plan Monday :)

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This week I am trying a few new recipes, at my husband’s request While I could eat the same handful of favorite recipes forever, he’s a bit more adventurous. And I really don’t mind trying new recipes, as long as they don’t require too much effort (of course!) and as long as they don’t have […]

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Much to be thankful for

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What a Thanksgiving. We went up to Atlanta for the day to celebrate with my family: my mom, my sisters Andrea and Melissa, and their families. Everyone was so excited to get up there (Sophie had been asking for days when we would be seeing cousin Dane again ;)) so there was no complaining when […]

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Check him out!

Dr. Morcuende was right… Jude is really trying to walk! And he is so giggly and silly about it, he’s a crack up! This weekend he’s taken a few steps on quite a few occasions and is so excited about it! He’s not quite sure how walking is going to change his life, though. Once […]

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How to help the Sheldons

A word from Bethany: “Bethany is accepting contributions to support the family until December 31, 2007. Checks can be made payable to Bethany Christian Services and please indicate the Sheldon family on the memo line. Checks can be sent to Bethany’s Donor Records at 901 Eastern Ave NE, PO Box 294 Grand Rapids Michigan 49501. […]

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A reminder

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I was looking through Jude’s China pictures the other day and was amazed at how much his feet have changed! I’d sort of forgotten how bad they were and how difficult it was for him to stand. In light of my most recent post, I thought I’d post a picture I took of Jude’s feet […]

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Wonderful news!!

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I know. You’re disappointed. There was no Meal Plan Monday. I do have a good reason. Jude and I headed back up to Iowa City to the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital for Jude’s 3 month recheck. We have been very consistent with his boots and bar, but nonetheless, there is always a tiny percent […]

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Sophie ~ the day after

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Sophie is one tough chick. She fell asleep on the way home from the dentist yesterday, content with the pages of stickers she was given as a ‘prize’ and her trusty pink pillow. Nary a peep out of her on the 1 1/2 hour drive home. Once we got home she was happy with her […]

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Take a moment to listen

I watched this over at Our Forever Family and it made me cry, too! A beautiful reminder to cherish the present with our precious children. One day they will be gone.

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Please pray for Sophie * UPDATE*

We’re home. She did great and we are so happy to be done! Actually, I’m happy she’s done, she’s just happy to be home watching a new Max and Ruby DVD Thank you SO much for your prayers!! Today is the big day. We had scheduled her fillings and crowns for December, but yesterday the […]

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