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I'll be driving & driving & ...
Saturday, August 09, 2008      1 comments

Ok - it's almost 9 p.m. and I THINK I'm ready!!! :) We leave tomorrow at 5:30, Shelby needs to be dropped off at her camp between 1:30-4, & I told my girlfriend I thought we'd be at her house by 8 p.m. Today's highlights: Shelby's p... Read more
anger & fraud
Friday, August 08, 2008      1 comments

This morning we got Shane packed = + Shane blew up at his sister at the park, kicked the back of her power wheelchair and screamed "I hate you" = - Shane's punishment = no more Legoland, Disneyland, California Adventure. We will not t... Read more
Day's review
Thursday, August 07, 2008      1 comments

Got up earlier than normal and took full advantage of it and was super productive while the kids slept. Respite arrived and the girls decided to go out for the day so I gathered up everything they'd need (Shelby's mister, fan, water bottle,... Read more
Better Day
Tuesday, August 05, 2008      2 comments

Positives: Shane and Papa had a terrific day w/fun filled adventures while I took Shelby to back-to-back therapy. The 4 of us took the dogs to a dog park and had a great time. Right now, the kids are having a blast playing together and...get ... Read more
grumpy & frustrated
Tuesday, August 05, 2008      2 comments

L-O-N-G day - I love being busy and being on the go and today was a home day for us (minus a quick trip to my mom's w/Shelby later in the day) and the day seemed to drag on... but all of us got to do things we wanted, I just didn't get to go as ... Read more
Neighbors
Monday, August 04, 2008      2 comments

Today we got up, I made the breakfast the kids requested yesterday, then Shelby and I went off to the mall to meet her girlfriend so the 2 of them could have their special make-overs. They have b-days 5 days apart and gave each other Libby Lu g... Read more
summer days just zipping by
Sunday, August 03, 2008      0 comments

Another busy day w/us - making a late breakfast, taking our dogs and the neighbor's dog for a walk, planning meals for the week then going to get groceries, doing all the fun stuff that never ends like dishes and laundry, balancing the checkbook... Read more
Music to my ears
Saturday, August 02, 2008      1 comments

We didn't have anywhere we had to be this morning which worked out really well. All 3 of us worked on our own projects plus we took our 2 dogs plus the neighbor's dog for a walk and this time played in their backyard. Our dane thought that was... Read more
Thoughtfulness
Friday, August 01, 2008      2 comments

A good day for the most part- we did our morning stuff, we went to Shelby's braces appt, she got her treat, we went to Wal-Mart to go school supply shopping (their school has a list that each child needs to bring everything on that list to the f... Read more
On the go, as usual
Thursday, July 31, 2008      0 comments

Decent day - Did misc. stuff this morning, took Shane to see the pediatrician since the advise nurse's ear meds weren't helping his ear feel any better. So, after that appt, we met Steve's dad and step-mom for lunch (Shelby provided the enterta... Read more
In laws
Wednesday, July 30, 2008      2 comments

Finally a day w/o a crisis of some sort or another. We had a good morning - then one of Shelby's friends came over for a playdate and was 1/2 hour late...geez - what's up w/people? Shane did his own thing while the mom and I talked. She sta... Read more
some good, some bad
Tuesday, July 29, 2008      2 comments

Another busy day. After waking up, I called and made an appt this morning for Shelby w/her pediatrician to make sure she doesn't have any broken bones, etc then I called Steve's dad (no answer) then my grandma and she was able to come over to h... Read more
God's Grace
Monday, July 28, 2008      2 comments

Today was an average day - took the dogs to the dog park, did stuff at home w/my family, did chores, went to the grocery store and gas station, then left for a b-day party for our respite worker's 1 year old son at an amazing park. Once we ... Read more
"I have to go potty"
Sunday, July 27, 2008      2 comments

What a day - I'm so glad it's over - ugh!! In the middle of the night, I was awoken to Dolly (our great dane) who for the first time in a long time was allowed to sleep on my bed since Shane (my son) was my "bed buddy" last night and Dolly ... Read more
3 for 3
Saturday, July 26, 2008      2 comments

Another fun day w/a few unexpected surprises - we were 3 for 3 today :) We hung out this morning, watched Miley on Today, one of Shelby helpers/instructional assistants from 2nd grade came over (after calling out of the blue at 9 to check ... Read more

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