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Moving Day 4/2/12!

I successfully moved the blog to the new site this morning, so this will be the last post up at destination140. Hope to see you all over at Life with the Quirky Boys! Advertisements

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Moving the Blog

You may have noticed that I haven’t posted for awhile. At least, I hope you noticed. 🙂 Several things have hit the fan at once and I’ve been shoveling for the past couple of months. I know, I’ve been shoveling … Continue reading

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Miscarriage Hilarity

I actually started this post three weeks ago, but then we got hit with the snowpocalypse and the judgement was not good. Stuck in the house with two preschool age autistic kids for a week was not fun for any … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday

I’m 43 today. My mom’s pretending I’m 23 because of what her youngest child being 43 means in terms of her own age*, but I’m actually glad I’m not 23. I was pretty clueless and lost at 23. There’s been … Continue reading

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Transitions, Transitions…..TRANSITIONS!

I can’t remember if I talked about it here (and I’m too lazy to look), but BamBam’s world changed over Thanksgiving. He turned three that Saturday, marking the end of his tenure with the Kindering Center. We are going to … Continue reading

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Two very dear friends have lost parents recently. We had dinner with one of those friends a few weeks ago and her husband made a comment about the fact that they’ll have to go through this three more times. Which … Continue reading

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This Thanksgiving I am thankful for many things. First in my mind at the moment is that the kids aren’t sick. Yet. I’m hoping that will hold. Sparky is upstairs in bed with a fever. I’m downstairs with the kids … Continue reading

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Expectations. Even when you think you don’t have them, you do. They’re there, lurking in the background. Waiting for their shot to bite you in the ass. BamBam’s evaluation for developmental preschool through the district was ten days ago. It … Continue reading

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More Kaylee and Then Some

Things are still kind of rough, but getting better. Kids time in therapy increased last week and will do so again in the coming week. And that takes a toll on them and me. I didn’t have the energy to … Continue reading

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Stuffy Head and a Bonus, Too

My head is stuffy, which tends to make my brain fuzzy, but I wanted to stop by and tell you that I’m okay. The increased dosage of depression meds is helping just enough to make me realize what bad shape … Continue reading

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