Category Archives: parenting

Halloween Costume Idea

Have you seen the movie “The BoxTrolls (2014)”? Well, here is a low cost Halloween idea for ya :-)

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Parenting: We reached the “Why?” Stage

“Where did momma go?” asks our three-year-old foster kid. “She went to visit her friend,” I say. “She’ll be back later.” “Why?” “Because she wants to come back. She would miss us.” “Why?” “Because she loves us.” “Why?” “Because she … Continue reading

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Cute Things Our Kid Says Wrong – Part Two

So, our three-year-old foster kid mispronounces words in the most ridiculously cute way possible (click here for Part One): Library = Larry Studying = Scuddying Bumped my head = Bunked my head Computer = Poohter Of course, some things are … Continue reading

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Cute Things Our Kid Says Wrong

So, our three-year-old foster kid mispronounces words in the most ridiculously cute way possible: Bank = Bink Caillou (a kids show) = CaiMee … or … CarMee Octopus = Ossaposs Hippopotamus = Hickopossamus Sprinkler = Splinker Craig = Keg Hokey … Continue reading

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Today I Became a Dad for the First Time – Plus, my 200th Post

Today I became a dad. A foster dad. So yes… this is an exciting day. But remember, when a child goes into foster care it is one of his/her worst days EVER. We got the call last week that we … Continue reading

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