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I don't believe in New Year's resolutions. I've never known anyone to keep them beyond the month of January, for one thing. And really, much of what people "resolve" to do is pretty elementary: eat better, exercise more, get out of a job/relationship/situation that is bad for you...
I do believe in the power of positive thinking, however. And so, in that spirit, here are some things I believe I can achieve in 2012:
A lot of bloggers have been sharing lists of their favorite or most popular posts from the year. I liked the idea of taking a look back, for myself more than anything. It was nice to review my posts and see what all I have been writing about this year; it brought me a nice sense of accomplishment.
One of the reasons I picked the posts I did was because I felt they give the reader a sense of who I am - and share important information about my family. If all you were to read…Continue
On a recent family visit to our local library, hubby came across a copy of DVD for Charlotte's Web. It made both of us feel nostalgic. It has been years since we had seen the movie, so we wanted to check it out.
We weren't sure, however, if SB is old enough, or how she would react to it. My suspicion was that she would enjoy the talking animals and songs, and the climactic event would sail over her head.
We decided to get it. And SB did enjoy watching…Continue
The other day I came across this video from last December:
And I was shocked. Absolutely floored. You see, I had forgotten one year ago at this time, SB WAS UNABLE TO SPEAK. Just shy of her second birthday, she had a vocabulary of no more than 10 words, and used sign language to communicate.…