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Where has the time gone?

I had many people tell me when Brennan was born to savor every minute because the time flies and he would grow up so fast. I have to admit that I kind of understand this. I was thinking today while Brennan was napping that in a week he will be a year old. One whole...

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Staying at Home

I went to Bethel today to visit a friend who works in Admissions. It was great to walk the halls again and see people that had an impact on my life. College was hot bed of growth for me. That got me to thinking about how different I thought life would be when I was in...

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Ew Ew Ew!!!!

I ran to Target to pick up two things tonight before I had to race to church for my fiction book club. Upon stepping into our house, I come to find Ben holding Brennan out from himself with his khakis rolled up to his knees and his socks off. Chula is outside barking...

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Back in the Saddle Again

Well, I'm back. It's been an incredibly LONG time since I last posted but summer always proves to be an incredibly busy time. I always find summer to be disappointing. I imagine it being relaxing, filled with adventure, lazy days, warmth...I could go on and on....

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Updates on the Life of the Andersons!

Wow! It has been a while since I've updated this blog! I find it so interesting how the summer is a season that I associate with relaxing and rest but it's almost always the busiest time of my year. This picture is what has recently been happening every time Brennan...

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For God So Loved The World

For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our...

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A Boy & His Dog

Every boy needs a dog...here are a few pictures of our boy and his dog. "Hey Chu, I'll play with you if you want..." Chula: Okay kid, grab onto this and on the count of three, pull! Chula: Seriously, guys why did you bring him home? Brennan: Smell my breath.Chula:...

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CIO – Cry it Out

I had my preconceived notions that I would have absolutely no problem with letting my children cry themselves to sleep or as we say now "CIO". I just assumed that I would naturally be okay with this. I would instinctively know that it was what was best for them. Not...

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Poop Shoot

There are definitely things I thought I would have to do once I had a baby. Getting up in the middle of the night multiple times. Doing anything to make the baby happy - singing, bouncing, rocking...There were many things I anticipated. I didn't, however, anticipate...

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