Monthly Archives: November 2010

National Day of Listening

My sister KayLynn is guest posting today to talk about the National Day of Listening. I am a huge proponent of capturing the stories of those we love and I think this is a great way to spend our time … Continue reading

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Giveaway – Life House and Kris Allen Tickets

The winner chosen at is Stephanie, comment number 8. Congratulations! Lifehouse is coming to Seattle next Tuesday and AEG Live is giving away a pair of tickets to one lucky Daring Young Mom reader. They’re bringing Kris Allen and … Continue reading

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What Do you Need to Know?

When a boy from our local junior high was arrested for planning to kill several students and teachers, the school district decided not to inform the school’s parents. [read more at]

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The Lone Wolf

Wanda’s learning to walk but only when no one is looking. “She took in my applause graciously and then ceased all mobility-related activities. I haven’t seen her walk more than a step by herself since that time and I’m starting … Continue reading

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Using your head

We were sitting down to a tasty hot-dog dinner a few nights ago, and Magoo was having a difficult time with the mustard. He simply could not squeeze it hard enough to get it to squirt. “Let me help you, … Continue reading

Posted in food, Honesty of Children, kid stuff, unbearable cuteness | 2 Comments