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Happy 1/2 yr birthday to Training Up My Boys!

1 Aug

Six months later…

Thank you to all our Readers!

mommy and boys

Looking ahead into the horizon

I can’t believe this little blog started January 31st and my kids and the Lord have really given me much material to write about. I am beyond blessed and honored to be a mother, a wife and a writer of my journey through motherhood. Thank you for coming on this journey with us.

Friday Funnies: Daddy and Rockford

15 Jul

Daddy Moments

Conversations with Rockford

Father and son

Just the two of us

Here are some funny and interesting conversations Mommy has overheard Daddy have with Rockford. 

Friday Funnies: When kids “think” they are helping

30 Jun

Helping Gone Wrong!

My funny helpers

little boy and grocery basket

Lending a hand

Ok I am all about teaching my kids to help out. Sometimes, however, their sweet intention can sometimes get me on edge.  Here are some classic example of “helping gone wrong”. I am sure you can relate.

Mission: Family Organization

29 Jun

Family Organization Center

Family that plans together, stays together

letter ORDER
Let’s get organized family!

I was recently asked by my dear friend Lori Avery what I do to stay organized with all my family activities. Though I had my little system in tacked, I thought, why not tweak it a little to make it easier and neater. Hence, here is our new and improved family organization center.

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My very own hungry caterpillar…not really

23 May

Rockford Goes Green

A Lousy leaf eater


Eric Carle The Very Hungry Caterpillar

It's not easy being green

A couple of months ago when my son was obsessed with Eric Carle’s book, “The Very Hungry Caterpillar“, he decided to act out his inner caterpillar during our family outing…not very clever.

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Friday Funnies: Funny sayings by Rockford

20 May

My little “big” boy

Size matters

Little boy sitting on chair

silly little boy

Rockford: “Mama Spider?”…so I decide to play along

Me: “Yes Little Spider”

Rockford: “Mama, you can call me Big Spider”

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Friday Funnies: Funny sayings by Rockford

29 Apr

He makes me laugh

…but I can make him laugh too


Rockford pouts

"Come back ducks."

On yesterday’s post I don’t know if you got to see it, but there was a video of Rockford getting near some ducks in the park.  He gently drew near them and kept looking back at me as if to gain approval from me to proceed with his incognito mission. They eventually all flew away and as he sadly makes his way back to me says, “they don’t want me!”

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