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Family – Day 77

Family – Day 77 By Renee Bodkin Oh what a day of days.  I need a weekend after my weekend.  All that being said, I am so very grateful for my family. Today was Troop 630’s Spaghetti Dinner.  Sebastian and Benjamin worked it.   Special thanks to Gramma T and Cioci, who even though they didn’t…

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No Day is Typical – Day 70

No Day is Typical – Day 70   By Renee Bodkin   I know this much is true, our life is by no means boring.  We always have something going on.  Always, it seems.  But this is what it’s all about.  Our family is dynamic, motivated and  inspired.  We spend our time on what we…

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A Friend At Wegmans – Day 68

A Friend At Wegmans – Day 68   By Renee Bodkin I have a story from this past Friday.  It was a long week.  We had a “blizzard” on Wednesday with no school.  Philip has been on a low-iodine diet in preparation for his radiation treatment — one would never realize how much food has…

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Unexpected Kind Words – Day 41

Unexpected Kind Words – Day 41 By Renée Bodkin   These days are not easy.  The weather is tedious and trying.  Work is a challenge.  Managing the household is a never-ending saga of catch up and balance.  Quality time with the boys and hubby are always a priority. Responsibilities seem endless.  And we won’t even…

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My Dad & Clue – Day 28

My Dad & Clue – Day 28 By Renée Bodkin Today, as every day, I am grateful for my Dad.  He’s there for me, for us, when we need him.   There are a handful of reasons why I’m grateful for him but we’ll start with “why today”.  Today, Philip had a doctor’s appointment in preparation…

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Opportunities – Day 17

Opportunities – Day 17 by Renée Bodkin   This post of gratitude is for opportunities. As Sebastian prepared for a busy weekend of camping, more camping, and then a getaway to Great Wolf Lodge, I realized how grateful I am for opportunities.  We teach our boys to work hard, be respectful, live the 12 points…