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Project: Overcoming Laziness

In children, Family Life, Home Sweet Home by CarolineLeave a Comment

I wasn’t always this lazy.  Once upon a time I managed to keep the house relatively tidy AND go to a full-time day job.  But the years haven’t always been kind, primarily health-wise, and laziness and depression have gotten far too intertwined for me.  I know I’m far too young to keep this level of inactivity permanently, especially as a mother of three boys. This house is a perfect example.  We have been back in the house for nearly a …

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Photographing Solitude

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Jared had an interesting observation that I hadn’t connected.  It’s worth writing about. He noticed that, aside from photos of the boys, I generally take photos of single objects.  The Ansco camera is a perfect example.  So is this bell. I don’t have a great explanation to this fact, except that solitude is a running theme that has covered my whole life.  My psychiatrist noted that I may not be taking interesting photos at the moment. When I was in …

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Perspective: Three and Photo Talk

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That sweet face in the photo, that baby of mine, he has taken over life in our household.  The big boys adore him and even Abby, our puppy dog, understands that when Oliver is in our laps or when he is getting floor time that Abby has to be mindful of the baby.  We are settling into life with three and I am grateful he is here. The fear from the pregnancy is not gone yet, though.  Oliver will be …

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Project: Kitchen

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We have this kitchen counter that’s just sort of out there, taking up one side of the whole kitchen.  When we moved into this house seven years ago, I just knew it would be perfect for some food preparation, but as it is, it has proven to be pretty much wasted space good for accumulating junk.  That whole side of cabinets and counter space, actually, is just pure storage.   The space has held a multitude of things over the years, …

CarolineProject: Kitchen