Monthly Archives: February 2011

Early Spring… Please!

What a crazy week and half it has been! The boys have not been this sick ever… and certainly not all at once. This morning Max came to be bed and said he couldn’t see and then fell to the … Continue reading

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Relax!

God’s in charge… What a great show that would be! Remember that show… Charles in Charge? Do you forget who’s in charge? If you believe that God is in charge, life’s journey should be easier. Yet, if you are like me… … Continue reading

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Day 7 and Counting

Day 7 and Counting… Here’s the thing… God really does give us just what we can handle! A houseful of boys down with influenza would be trying to most.  Yet you add throw up… and I am pretty sure most … Continue reading

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In the Stillness…

It’s 10:52 p.m.  This is the first moment all day I have had with no one calling me or needing me. All I hear is snoring. Sanj is off sleeping with Jordan, hoping to avoid the bug. Josh and Max, … Continue reading

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Yummy!

I am creature that seeks comfort. Unfortunately for me, it is usually in the form of foods. I love my carbs.  Rice with anything is my first choice.  I love basmati rice! My mom’s cooking is of course what I … Continue reading

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Sickies…

As with everything, there is the good and the bad… Having a houseful of kids being bit by the flu bug is no different. Sammy is still down, feverish and then sweating it out. Max came home yesterday, his eyes … Continue reading

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#6

Have you ever had a child you don’t know how to parent? This is my 6th child… Josh. He is a hard one.  He believes the world revolves around his needs and wants. That is one the benefits or drawbacks … Continue reading

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Family Day…

Happy Family Day! Yes, it is a made up holiday but I love a do nothing day.  The boys slept in except Josh, who had legos in my bed and was playing beside me, every once in a while, asking … Continue reading

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The Definition of Vegging Out…

I am missing my husband. 🙁 It seems he has been gone a lot lately. It is blustering cold outside.  Yesterday it was warm and beautiful.  Today it is -18 celcius    with the wind.  The wind is fierce! I … Continue reading

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TGIF and Green M&Ms…

Thank  you, God that it is FRIDAY! The only thing that would make this evening perfect is if I didn’t have to go out again. Yet, that is not in the cards.  One teenager is needing to be picked up … Continue reading

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Priorities!

I am really trying to prioritize my life. It sounds simple but it isn’t,  like where is laundry in my  list of priorities, or making sure I get to the gym, or a healthy supper, or just me time? Of … Continue reading

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Monday….

Morning One… deemed a success! Keeping Zachary home in the mornings to help him in the areas of weakness… was good!  It was a little hard with Josh under foot and feeling very jealous.  Despite the fact that I had … Continue reading

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My Valentines

Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s Happy I love You Day! I used to hate Valentines Day.  It was a day that I often felt the loneliest.  It was a day that seemed to send out a message by Hallmark and the … Continue reading

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Mean Girls Alive and Well…

Last night Sanj’s hockey team played their last game at the Memorial Center (the arena where the Peterborough Petes play).  So we all went to watch and cheer him on. Part of the reason to go is to watch the … Continue reading

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Today….

Today I had a hundred different emotions rickashay through me. (Photo is just random.  My crazy smart Max… certainly out of the box in many ways! lol) The biggest being my insecurities. Over the years, I have developed skills that … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger: Sanj Sukumaran

I am married to a very smart man.  He is a wealth of knowledge.  Sanj has finally started a blog… this is a post he just wrote, an issue close to my heart. I have been blogging for a bit … Continue reading

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Censored…

It’s 9:15 p.m.  I am really ready for bed… yet it seems crazy to go to bed already!  I love my quiet time at night. My friends that blog… often mention the feeling of frustration of writing a blog… the … Continue reading

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Superbowl Sunday… and Noise… and Hockey

My kids are driving me crazy. Maybe because I have been with them all weekend, 24/7. Maybe because I have not had a moment alone. Maybe because they are lazy, excited and likely over-tired. I am ready for Monday, but … Continue reading

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February 5th…

Happy Birthday To You… Happy Birthday to You… Happy Birthday, Dear Sanj… Happy Birthday to YOU! So… many moons ago, on this day, my best friend was bought into this world… for many reasons… yet I’d like to think… especially … Continue reading

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ARGHHHHHHHH…

Absolutely Frazzled! That’s me.  Last night, I lay in bed listening to the wind howling!  It sounded so pretty and cold… and I was grateful to be in a warm house. Then the boys came home from hockey… “Mommy, the … Continue reading

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