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Kari Rains

Adventures in Parenting: Calendar Girl

Adventures in Parenting: Calendar Girl

If any of you know anything about me, you know just how disorganized my mind and my life can be. Creative? Check. Fun at a party? Check. First picked for dodge ball? Check. Organized and known for follow through? Not so much… The Big D and I were blessed with these three Little Rains Children. Each sharing DNA, but not much else. Ella, the perfect one, Natey the wild one, and Nick the pretty one in the middle. Nick is the game changer. He has huge brown eyes, a wide smile, and a huge head full of brains. Nick has needed to...

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Kari Rains

Adventures in Parenting: Family Tradition

Adventures in Parenting: Family Tradition

Any time I hear the phrase ‘Family Tradition’ I hear Hank Williams Jr’s twang singing about his family traditions. As the holiday season is in full swing, I hope my family traditions are quite different than those of the Williams’ family. Maybe replace the drinking and smoking with caroling and charity. One can dream…The Little Rains children and I and had a discussion about our own family traditions. What and how they defined tradition was humorous and enlightening. Ella loves that we go to Christmas Eve communion and candle light service at our church. This is one of my favorite...

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