Category Archives: Kid-Ashley

As A Mom

I am a mom.  A mother.  Mommy.  Mama. Mooooom.  Char.  I have been a stepmother, a special needs mother, a gifted and talented mother, a late in life mother.  I gained one child in the buy-one-spouse-get-one-child-free option that my marriage included; … Continue reading

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Dogs On Parade

Lent is almost upon us, and you know what that means: time to cram in a last minute attempt to have something to atone for for the next 40 days.  Worldwide, there are plenty of opportunities and activities to attend for … Continue reading

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November And December, Chock Full O’ Things

Not sure how full Chock Full is, but I like the saying.  And those two months were definitely full and busy and worthy of the Chock. Let’s see, last we spoke, I told you about Halloween, even though it was after … Continue reading

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We Did WHAT? The Forgotten Blogs

I was looking back through some pictures and realized I never blogged on some of the fun activities we did over the past 8 months or so.  Which is weird because I’ve blogged on so many of the activities we … Continue reading

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My Favorite Annual Blog

This is the second time I’ve gotten to write this blog and I think it’s become my annual favorite.  This is the blog that comes after that other blog and the emails and the Facebook postings and the links on the … Continue reading

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Christmastime Is Heeeeeere!

Thinking of that title, I realize I actually missed all of the holiday specials this year.  No Charlie Brown Christmas with the crazily dancing Peanuts kids; no Frosty with the evil magician; no It’s A Wonderful Life with the little … Continue reading

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First Christmas of the Season

We had our first official Christmas gift exchange and family get together already.  Every other year we have Christmas with my extended family ON Christmas Day proper, and every other year we have it sometime during the weekend before or after … Continue reading

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