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Life With Ladybug

Life With Ladybug: Hold the phone

By Shannon For the first time ever today, my daughter asked to call a friend. It’s particularly amusing since she is not what I’d call a phone person. By age 6, most kids race to […]

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Life with Lady-you-Bug-me

Posted by Shannon Where, oh where, did my sweet kindergartner go? Oh where, oh where could she be? The first day of “big school” she was so sweet, so fresh-faced! Now she’s just fresh. Smart-mouthed. […]

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Indecent Proposal

I walked into the Book Club meeting at Joe’s Bistro a little late. Laura caught my attention and gestured to Liz. Or more specifically, Liz’s finger. There, on her left hand, was a large, sparkly […]

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Days of our Lies

After church Sunday we hustled over to Jose’s for some salsa and fajitas. Just as the Jeep rolled to a stop and I was imagining my first dip with a chip, Ladybug said quietly from […]

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A Girl and Her Dog

My poodle is a constant source of amusement. I figure she doesn’t do any work around the house, but I do have the option of clapping my hands together briskly and saying “Amuse me!” with […]

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Squirrelly

Heading home from school today, we drove past a dead squirrel, its body stiff, but its big, bushy tail whipping gaily in the high Northwest Arkansas wind. I quickly hoped my animal-loving daughter, Ladybug, wouldn’t […]