Friday, August 28, 2009

A Double Blog Day

With only 1 week left before school starts (I'm squeezing in lots of fun time with my kids), Maine family visiting soon (YAY!), and an upcoming holiday weekend (an extra day with my hubby), I'll be taking a blogging vacation! I will be back to posting on Wednesday, September 9, 2009!  Today however, I have rolled 2 blogs into 1.  Enjoy!!!

P.S.  I have discovered a new fairy that I wanted to share in honor of the upcoming school year...
a little Calvin & Hobbes on Summer vacation


Part 1

I have a very special treat for everyone today...  A blog guest star!  He begged for this opportunity and is very excited to share his brilliant post for you today.  Introducing, my son, O!

Star Wars 7:  Sciwalkrs Hope
Acros the younvrs, Jeadi won the battle.  And the won agein.  And then the ships arivde.

The End

I hope you enjoyed this guest post and I apologize that the drawings to accompany this story are not scanned into our computer at this time.  However, some original photos by the author have been added for your viewing pleasure.  Obviously, my son is hopeful that George Lucas will create more movies for the Star Wars saga.  May the force be with you!

Got a comment for my guest blogger & Star Wars fan?  I'll be sure to share these comments with him as he's quite excited to be a blogger!


Part 2

I am so proud of my boys!  I love them with every piece of my heart.  When the day comes that I am not here to tell them, God willing that will be a very very very long time from now, they will without a doubt know it to be true. 

One of the best parts of being a Mom is the gifts that our children give us.  No, not the flowers or homemade cards, although those are very dear to my heart, but the endless gifts that are not purchased in any store.  We get to explore the world all over again through their innocent eyes, dream and hope amazing things without "rules", and feel an unbelievable sense of admiration directed at us for no other reason than we are Mom.  Holding the title of Mom, Mommy, Mum, or Mama brings blessings that you never knew existed until you are bestowed with the honor.

As a Mom myself, I hold a deeper appreciation for the woman who raised me.  I admire her for all that she has done for me and my 3 siblings, as well as all that she has survived.  My Mother is a strong woman.  She often gives more than she receives, and has as strong sense of compassion for others.  I'm very grateful to have her in my life.  She's not just an outstanding Mom & Grandma, but an unbelievable person.

I want to take this moment to honor her and say...

We love you!
September 6, 2009

If you have kids, what "gifts" do they give to you?  Did becoming a mom make you have more admiration for your own mother?  What is your favorite part of being Mom? 


  1. Too cute! Happy Birthday Mindy's Mom :)

  2. Love the guest blogger today, is he available for booking:) Happy Birthday to your mom, she is an amazing woman, and one to be admired by all of us moms. Yes, I do think being a mom, made me appreciate my mom more, and every day/month/year as we come across new 'mom' experiences I have a better appreciation for her and how in the world she managed to raise us three girls! Enjoy your blogging break. <3

  3. Have a wonderful blogging vacation!

  4. For every child Mom is the first god in the world, wherever in the world child is mom always and every second spends in the worries of a child but child is not even concerned about it.

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