Author Archives: Raptor Mama

In Which January Kicked my Butt

Oh January, don’t let the door hit you in the ass on the way out.  lol.  All 3 of the kids have been sick one after another and it’s so hard to see my babies (all 3 of them!) feeling … Continue reading

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Picture A Day and Other Daily Goals

I came up with 7 daily goals for the first week of January as some mini resolutions.  How did it go?  Really well!  My goals were to 1.  take a photo a day with my DSLR, 2.  do a scrapbook … Continue reading

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Hope Outdoor Gallery

Field trip time! Kate was working on her painting badge for girl scouts and one of the steps was to “get inspired” and look at different paintings by different artists.  I think the writers of the badge requirements envisioned us … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!!!

I love New Year’s Day!  The possibilities always seem endless.    And it’s my favorite month to do goal setting!  Let’s see how we did in December.  December Daily.  I’m up to day 9!  So, I have a long way … Continue reading

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It’s December!!!

Oh my gosh, the time has been flying!!!  I’m not quite sure how it happened, but it’s already December!  And I am determined to make this an awesome December.  First, let’s see how I did in November.  Gratitude Banner. We skipped … Continue reading

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November Goals

October was a crazy busy month!  We went camping twice for Girl Scouts which was fun but exhausting.  lol.  I didn’t get a much accomplished as I was hoping to, but tomorrow is another day.  😉  Halloween Costumes.  Done.  We … Continue reading

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October Goals!

September has been a bit nutty as we get back in the swing of school time stuff, but I wouldn’t have it any other way.    I even managed to get some stuff crossed off of my crafty to do … Continue reading

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Fun with Contact Paper!

Mia’s occupational therapist has been recommending for a while that we put some contact paper up on the wall to encourage Mia to work on standing up.  The idea is that you put the contact paper up, sticky side out, … Continue reading

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Mixed Media Fun

Kate *needed* some mixed media stuff for a homework project so I dug through the hot mess that is my desk and found my spray mists.  Since they got put back on the top of the pile, they were front … Continue reading

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August Wrap Up and September Goals

How is it already September?!?  We’re getting back in the school time swing of things and it’s bittersweet.  I love the hustle and bustle of back to school and Kate is so excited to start up activities again, but I … Continue reading

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