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Tagged With: gifts

Good Gifts

I’m sure the neighbors heard my oldest daughter jumping up and down and screaming on Christmas morning. Unbeknownst to this Santa, the other Santa in our house purchased and placed a tablet computer beneath the tree. If you remember this post, you’ll know how much my daughter wanted a tablet for Christmas. I had told … Continue reading »

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Three Gifts

We exchanged Christmas gifts with my parents at their house last night. My youngest daughter was so excited because my parents had gotten her a remote-control yellow Camaro. She has been asking for a remote-control Camaro for months. To have it show up underneath the tree was bliss. We were finishing up a game of … Continue reading »

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Good Gifts Require Thought

There are four shopping days left until Christmas. The hustle and bustle of this season is quickly winding down. We still have parties to attend, celebrations to host and presents to buy. I’ll be taking the girls out to finish their Christmas shopping today. Shopping with my oldest is a breeze. She usually knows exactly … Continue reading »

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Memory Monday: Getting What We Need

My 10-year-old daughter went to a birthday party this weekend, and she was the only girl there without a cell phone. She really wants a phone for Christmas. I feel for my daughter. I know it can’t be easy being the only one without a phone. Nearly every child in her class has one. But … Continue reading »

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Don’t Forget the Stick

It’s my job to get the hockey stick when we go to practice and games. My daughter hauls her bag of gear, and I grab the stick. We’ve always done it that way, mainly because my daughter doesn’t remember how long the stick is and has a tendency to accidentally whack others with it. We’ve … Continue reading »

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The Gift of Time

As you’re reading this, I’m probably shopping. Yep, I’m one of those crazy people who gets up at the crack of dawn and goes shopping on the Friday after Thanksgiving. I love getting a good bargain, but I mostly love spending the day hanging out with my mom and watching all the other crazy people. … Continue reading »

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An Out-of-Control Imagination

About 20 minutes after we put the girls to bed last night, my oldest was standing in front of me, tears streaming down her face explaining that she couldn’t go to sleep because she kept thinking about some scary stuff someone at school had told her. God has gifted my oldest with an amazing imagination. … Continue reading »

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Gift-giving traditions

Christmas break is almost here for my kids, so today I’m finishing the Christmas shopping and wrapping the presents. I talk to a lot of people who are conflicted about how many gifts their kids get. I’ll tell you that we spoil our kids for Christmas. If they need something and it’s anywhere near Christmas, I … Continue reading »

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