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Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Better Mom Day 9: Special Note (and Halloween Mantel)

This little table in my entry is the spot that always gets dressed up for holidays.  For Halloween it has some painted screens, a glittered dollar store skull, a BOO sign across the mirror and of course spider webs.

If you're new to the 31 day series, over 1200 bloggers have chosen a theme they want to write about every day in October ranging from food or fashion to faith or fabric.  See the whole list at The Nester.  I decided to focus on trying to be a better mom, and you can see my first post here.

Day 9: Special Note
Today I decided I would write letters to each of the girls and leave them on the door for them to find when they got home from school.  I told them things I was proud of, things that I liked doing with them, etc.  For the youngest, since he can't read, I wrote a couple of little things on post-it notes and them stuck them to his shirt.  I told him what they said after he laughed about how silly I was being.  That was the best part :)

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