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Jules O
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FitBit Review
Jules here- My sister, Betsy, blessed me with a FitBit for my birthday, and I instantly became addicted to the concept.  My fiance's family all have Fitbits and they were thrilled to see that I joined their elitist fitness club.  My first Fitbit was the fle...

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Prodigal Blogger
Hi, I’m Jules. I used to be a blogger. It has been 4 months since my last posting. I am sorry. What, pray tell, are my excuses? Well, here they are: ·         Summer happened.   As soon as the weather was beautiful, my children have a tendency to
stay up la...

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A Letter to Teachers
Dear Teachers, I don't envy you. I've worked in the schools this year and I have watched the defiant, unruly children who challenge you. I've seen how your hands are tied- you can barely discipline without a parental complaint or challenge.  Some of these c...

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Power of Prayer
Jules here- New life motto. An earlier version of "Just Do It" During this Holy Week, we had ample opportunities to deepen our faith.  Many people chose to rekindle their relationship with God through reconciliation, Mass, and the Stations of the Cross.  Ho...

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Week in Review, and vomit.
Jules here- This month is flying by and today is my mother AND our dearest Em's birthday! I shall not reveal their ages :)  I planned for Ems birthday days ago with cards, presents, etc.- wait, no I didn't. But I will call her later today! As for my mother,...

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Admiration Inspiration
Jules here- For Christmas, Betsy got us a dinner time conservation game in which we ask each other questions every night.  It was quite entertaining and the children loved them (though some of the questions were WAY over James & Lissie's heads).  One of the...

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Feeling the Love
Jules here- Of course, we haven't had a PARTY since the Cinderella one in November, so Grace was itching to party plan and pinterest.  Starting in early January, we planned a fantastic Valentine's day bash for a group of friends, and to make it extra specia...

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Decoding the Lingo
Jules here- I have read some very interesting articles recently on parenting and child development lately-- many of them discuss the fact that parents are now "scared" to discipline their children.  Parents are allowing kids free-reign, and the world is see...

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No reason for this picture, just hilarious. Jules here- For some reason, this past week has tested my patience, strength, and endurance.  From getting back into the daily grind of school to handling work, I have been a bit over-stretched.  Instead of waitin...

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Ode To Sisters
Jules here- When I first delivered my second child, the gender had been a surprise.  After I saw she was a beautiful (well, kind of funny-looking), healthy little girl- I was thrilled. Most people (rudely) asked, "Oh, did you want a boy?"  And in reality- I...
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