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Arizona (again)

posted by Nora Puls

Just got back from one of my whirlwind trips to Arizona.  I drove over on Friday afternoon and drove back yesterday.  Luckily, I love to drive–I think perhaps in another life, I’d have liked to be a trucker… Anyhoo…the reason […]

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Adoption Song

posted by Nora Puls

We’re spending a week with our oldest daughter and her husband.  They live about 320 miles from us, so we only get to see them every 6 weeks or so…I’ve posted about them before. They have two little girls that […]

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Lifted

posted by Nora Puls

I am not in the business of reviewing movies, but I just watched one that you should all see.  The name of the movie is “Lifted“ and It is a special film.  NOTE:  It is the movie “Lifted” that was released […]

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A Mother’s Prayer

posted by Nora Puls

I was looking for special songs and found this one. Watch it and listen, and then, if you feel so inclined, read my thoughts that follow: This song makes me weep for all the children who will never see the […]

Out of the Mouths of Babes

posted by Nora Puls

Here are some profound thoughts from children: How old should you be to get married? “Eighty-four, because at that age, you don’t have to work anymore, and you can spend all your time loving each other in your bedroom.” -Judy, […]

In God We Trust

posted by Nora Puls

Teach your children about God. From their earliest memories, they should be able to remember expressions of your faith.  I used to sing “Jesus Loves Me” to my babies when they were tiny.  My granddaughters all love the song “In the […]

Excuse Me?

posted by Nora Puls

Teach your child some common courtesy. Your children will be easier to live with and a joy to take out in public.   I have to say, this is missing in so many households right now, and when these kids are […]

Unconditional Love

posted by Nora Puls

  Your children need to know that you will always love them, even when they don’t do everything exactly as you hope they will. Unconditional love doesn’t mean that you accept naughty or immoral behavior, but that, even in the […]

Keep Your Sense of Humor

posted by Nora Puls

 Keep your SENSE of HUMOR!!! You can turn painful situations around through laughter.  If you can find humor in anything, even poverty, you can survive it. Bill Cosby Life can be wildly tragic at times, and I’ve had my share.  But […]

Parenting – Nothing Lasts Forever

posted by Nora Puls

Nothing lasts forever. You need to remind yourself of this when you are up at 2, 3, 4, 5 a.m. with a crying newborn or a baby that has an ear infection. You also should think about it when you have “terrible […]

Be Careful What You Say…

posted by Nora Puls

Did you ever think about how the words that come out of your mouth affect people’s lives? It’s a funny thing… How often, in the course of dealing with your children do you hear yourself saying something like this: “Don’t […]

A Letter to Dads (and Thoughts for Moms)

posted by Nora Puls

Here are some excerpts from a Letter to Dads:  Stop Letting Moms Win At Parenting posted today by Matthew Tobey, editor of  the Comedy Central Insider blog.   I thought it was worth sharing… Dear new dads, The arrival of your baby […]

Caylee Anthony–Everyone’s Child

posted by Nora Puls

Two days ago,  we were stunned when the Jury in the Casey Anthony trial found her “not guilty” of killing Caylee. I heard one juror say today that saying “not guilty” is not the same as saying “innocent” and some […]

Independence…

posted by Nora Puls

This weekend is a perfect opportunity to teach your children about our country’s birth and what America stands for. More and more these things are not taught in school or really even discussed anywhere.  Just go to a baseball game […]

Who’s in Charge Here, Anyway?

posted by Nora Puls

I’m in Mammoth Lakes, CA.  There’s still a lot of snow up here–the higher elevations are pretty much covered with it, and in today’s weather report, it says it will be 35 degrees tonight with possible snow above 9000 feet […]

Navy Dad Receives Military Fatherhood Award

posted by Nora Puls

Found this article about an amazing dad… June 20, 2011 Navy News|by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Ryan Riley BREMERTON, Wash. — A Naval Base Kitsap Sailor received the 2011 Military Fatherhood Award during a ceremony in Bremerton, Wash. June 16. […]

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Arizona (again)
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