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bed time routine

Parent: OK kids, bed time in 5 minutes. Kids: *continue doing what they are doing, and don’t acknowledge the directive* Parent: “2 minutes” Kids: *continue doing what they are doing* *3 minutes pass* Parent: “OK, go brush your teeth time for bed.” The five minute rule in our house rarely is ever EXACTLY five minutes…. Read more »

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obsession confession

This post originally had been published on our previous blog — but it was such a good post (in that we needed reminded again) —  we felt it was fitting for “At The Speed of Family” The more time I spend on Pinterest, Facebook and online news pages, I find myself having an overindulgence of… Read more »

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watch your step

…distracted again – by the screen, by my thoughts, by comparison to others, by that REALLY great song on repeat, by my to do list, by all my new-year’s resolutions which I have now deferred to next year already, by trying to please my boss rather than my God, by working so hard I forget… Read more »

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vacation to see the real world

  We decided to add “Planet Earth” to our Netflix queue. Two words, IT ROCKS. It is so amazing to learn about creation. Last night we made nachos and watched the 2nd DVD with the boys. The portion of the documentary we watched was on “Ice Worlds” and the highlight of the video for the… Read more »