The Constant Struggle

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So let's talk about ADHD otherwise known as Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. It is a very common thing these days and I'm sure they everyone knows someone that has it. Whether it's your friends child, your child or even an adult friend. It may seem like something that is just another common thing but when you are in the midst of it, it can be scary, dangerous and very difficult to understand. Well, I am here to say that we are a family that is in the midst of it all. Many parents … [Continue reading]

Complete Denial

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I am 100% in complete denial that summer break starts tomorrow at 1:30pm. I don't think that there is enough wine in New Jersey to get me through this summer. This will probably be the hardest summer home with the boys yet.  I really do want to be that mom that enjoys having my kids around all summer, I miss them when they are at school but when all three of them are home together, it's a nightmare. I have 3 little minions who can entertain me and show me all of the joys of summertime that I … [Continue reading]

Checking Off the Sacraments

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My first born Benjamin is well on his way to becoming a smart, kind and holy little gentleman, at least according to the Catholic Church.  Now as I type this is he is definitely on my naughty list.  The kid has really been pushing the limits lately … [Continue reading]

I’m Back!

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Hi guys, sorry for my long delay but I am back {again}.  I go through phases with the blog. Some months I could write 30 posts in a few hours and some months I just don't feel like typing anything at all. Well obviously I have been in the no typing … [Continue reading]

Nuby No Spill Insulated Stainless Steel Flip-It Clik-it Cup {Product Review}

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So I have had to accept that my little guy Owen, is no longer a baby.  He is a bike riding, car driving, wall climbing crazy man.  He has grown up so much since he turned two in December. Right now we are in that little phase called the terrible … [Continue reading]

Owen’s New Bed / Bedtime Torture

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Since the day that he outgrew it, I have been dying to break out Ben's old Thomas the Tank Engine bed. Well the day finally came when Spider-Man {aka Owen} discovered that he could escape his crib. Oh crap! My days of plopping him in the crib at … [Continue reading]

Cub Scouts: Pinewood Derby Day

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Over the past few months I have been deep into the world of Cub Scouts. Both Sean and Ben are now scouts.  Sean is a Tiger and Ben is a Wolf. I have also become a den leader for Sean's den. I work with two other moms to prepare the schedule of … [Continue reading]

Review & Giveaway: Illumibowl

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A few weeks ago I was given an opportunity to test out this fun new product. Since I am a mom to three boys, I jumped on this one very quickly when I was approached. One of my kids, who will remain nameless, still cannot figure out how to lift a … [Continue reading]

It’s Been 8 Long Years But I Had 31 Great Ones

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Over the past few years I have shared many stories, pictures and jokes about my dad.  Today on the 8th anniversary of his death, I wanted to share with you some pictures from the early years. Below the pictures is a post that I shared a few years … [Continue reading]

Christmas with the Callaways

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This post is only 2 months late, oops!  I thought that I posted it back on New Years! Even though we have an extremely hectic life we still have found some time to squeeze in some fun this holiday season. It's not always ideal and there may be … [Continue reading]