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Category Archives: Extraordinary Ordinary

  1. No one cares, Mom December 7, 2014

    Posted in 31 Days of Parenting Philosophy, balance, Children, Extraordinary Ordinary, Family Life, Holidays, juggling, Kids, Life, Moms, Motherhood, Navigating Motherhood, Parenting, Parenting Philosophy, Raising Teens, Raising Tweens, Real LIfe, Real-Life Mom column, Teens, Tradition, Tweens, Twins, Writing.

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  2. It’s not about the sea lions – Summer Adventure with Kids 2013 – No. 10 August 23, 2013

    Posted in Adventure with Kids Summer 2013, Africa, Art, Children, Extraordinary Ordinary, Family Life, History, Kids, Life, Live the Questions, Moms, Outdoors, Outreach, Parenting, Summer, Technology Free, Writing.

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  3. Speelyai Bay – A Summer 2013 Outdoor Adventure with Kids – No. 5 July 26, 2013

    Posted in Adventure, Adventure with Kids Summer 2013, Children, Extraordinary Ordinary, Family Life, Gratitude, Kids, Life, Parenting, Writing.

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  4. Emma, the most beautiful spirited bridesmaid you will meet July 10, 2013

    Posted in Art, Children, Culture, Extraordinary Ordinary, Family Life, Gratitude, Kids, Life, Live the Questions, West Linn.

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  5. White Oak Savanna – Summer 2013 Outdoor Adventures with Kids – No. 3 July 7, 2013

    Posted in Adventure, Adventure with Kids Summer 2013, Adventures with Kids, Community, Extraordinary Ordinary, Family Life, Kids, Life, Moms, Parenting, West Linn, West Linn news.

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  6. Omi took me to the woods January 5, 2013

    Posted in Adventure, Children, Extraordinary Ordinary, Kids, Life, Live the Questions, Moms, Parenting.

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  7. Wonderstruck invites readers to recognize the gift of everyday life December 19, 2012

    Posted in Authors, Book Reviews, Extraordinary Ordinary, Faith, Life.

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  8. Did I tell you yet that my daughter is getting married? March 31, 2012

    Posted in Adventure, Children, Extraordinary Ordinary, Kids, Life, Moms, Slowing Down.

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  9. Staying up late with the kids as God wraps our street in a blanket of snow January 18, 2012

    Posted in Adventure, Children, Community, Extraordinary Ordinary, Family Life, Gratitude, Kids, Life, Moms, Parenting, School Days, The Extraordinary Ordinary, West Linn news, Youth.

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  10. The Art of Celebrating Life December 16, 2011

    Posted in Adventure, Children, Culture, Extraordinary Ordinary, Family Life, Gratitude, Kids, Life, Moms, Muse Student publication, Parenting, Portland Oregon and beyond Adventures with Kids, The Extraordinary Ordinary.

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  11. Week 9 Summer 2011 Adventure with Kids -Cascade Head, real-life, and an act of kindness- August 18, 2011

    Posted in Adventure, Adventure with Kids Summer 2011, Extraordinary Ordinary, Family Life, Gratitude, Kids, Life, Moms, Oregon and beyond Adventures with kids, Parenting, The Extraordinary Ordinary.

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  12. Timberline Trail and “Last Child Left in the Woods” — Week 8 Adventure with Kids ~ Summer 2011 August 8, 2011

    Posted in Adventure, Adventure with Kids Summer 2011, Children, Culture, Extraordinary Ordinary, Family Life, Gratitude, Moms, Parenting, Portland Oregon and beyond Adventures with Kids, The Extraordinary Ordinary.

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  13. Week 6- Adventure with Kids ~ Summer 2011 Audubon Society trails in woods July 24, 2011

    Posted in Adventure with Kids Summer 2011, Extraordinary Ordinary, Family Life, Kids, Life, Moms, Oregon and beyond Adventures with kids, Portland, Portland Oregon and beyond Adventures with Kids, The Extraordinary Ordinary.

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  14. West Linn Old Time Fair – The magic of just being there is WEEK 5 ~ ADVENTURE with Kids Summer 2011 July 21, 2011

    Posted in Adventure, Adventure with Kids Summer 2011, Adventures with Kids, Children, Extraordinary Ordinary, Kids, Life, Oregon and beyond Adventures with kids, Portland Oregon and beyond Adventures with Kids, The Extraordinary Ordinary.

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  15. Week 4 ~ Summer 2011 Adventures with Kids Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge July 14, 2011

    Posted in Adventure, Adventure with Kids Summer 2011, Adventures with Kids, Children, Culture, Extraordinary Ordinary, Family Life, Gratitude, Kids, Life, Moms, Oregon and beyond Adventures with kids, Parenting, Portland Oregon and beyond Adventures with Kids, The Extraordinary Ordinary, Writing.

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  16. Writer Mom Tales – A book for REAL moms that stitches together glimpses of the beauty in the chaos of Real-Life Motherhood July 11, 2011

    Posted in Adventure, Adventures with Kids, Authors, Children, Christianity, Extraordinary Ordinary, Faith, Family Life, Gratitude, Justice, Kids, Life, Moms, Outreach, Parenting, Slowing Down, The Extraordinary Ordinary, Transitions, Writing.

    6 comments
  17. Seeing Cannon Beach for the FIRST TIME- Week 3 ~ Summer 2011 ~ Adventure with Kids – July 6, 2011

    Posted in Adventure, Adventure with Kids Summer 2011, Adventures with Kids, Extraordinary Ordinary, Family Life, Kids, Life, Moms, The Extraordinary Ordinary.

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  18. Week 1~ Let the ADVENTURE WITH KIDS Summer 2011 begin- Mount Talbert Nature Park – First Adventure June 14, 2011

    Posted in Adventure, Adventure with Kids Summer 2011, Adventures with Kids, Children, Extraordinary Ordinary, Family Life, Kids, Moms, Parenting.

    4 comments
  19. How a young girl, undeterred, transformed $ 50 into $ 5600 – Oregonian Living Cover Story May 31 May 31, 2011

    Posted in Community Service, Culture, Extraordinary Ordinary, Family Life, Gratitude, Kids, Life, Oregonian stories, Oregonlive.com - Oregonian website, Outreach.

    6 comments
  20. Adventure with Kids-Summer 2010 Week 10 – Tualatin Hills Parks & Recreation Nature Park September 3, 2010

    Posted in Adventure, Adventure with Kids Summer 2010, Adventures with Kids, Children, Extraordinary Ordinary, Family Life, Kids, Moms, Parenting.

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  21. Adventure with Kids-Summer 2010 Week 9 – SEATTLE with the twins August 27, 2010

    Posted in Adventure, Adventures with Kids, Children, Extraordinary Ordinary, Family Life, Gratitude, Kids, Parenting.

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  22. Adventure with Kids – Summer 2010 Week 8- Commonwealth Lake Park with the cousins August 21, 2010

    Posted in Adventure, Adventure with Kids Summer 2010, Adventures with Kids, Children, Extraordinary Ordinary, Family Life, Kids, Life, Moms, Parenting, The Extraordinary Ordinary.

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  23. Adventure with Kids – Summer 2010 Week 7- Timothy Lake Family camping August 15, 2010

    Posted in Adventure, Adventures with Kids, Children, Extraordinary Ordinary, Family Life, Kids, Moms.

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  24. Mom-college-age son Adventure to top of Saddle Mountain! August 8, 2010

    Posted in Adventure, Children, Extraordinary Ordinary, Family Life, Kids, Life, Moms, Slowing Down.

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  25. Adventure with Kids- Summer 2010- Week 4 – Old Salmon River Trail July 28, 2010

    Posted in Adventure, Adventures with Kids, Children, Extraordinary Ordinary, Family Life, Kids, Life, Moms, Parenting, The Extraordinary Ordinary.

    1 comment


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