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About jennyvogan

Author of "Stephen's Mom," a blog documenting the funny, crazy life of raising four boys while keeping my day job as an ultrasound tech.

Please let my husband bring a gun to school

My husband is a teacher at our local high school.  My sons will be students there.  As a wife and mother, I would feel safer knowing guns were there too. Let’s stop allowing a gunman to walk into school with … Continue reading

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CRASH!!!

We got the living room and kitchen painted in fresh colors. Happy with the new look, I set about re-hanging my pictures and decorations.  I was feeling happy, the house was looking good, I was almost done, when CRAAAAAASH from … Continue reading

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God with us

“Mom, God lives in our hearts,” Reid observed while riding in the car yesterday. “That’s right,” I said. “And Jesus lives in Heaven.” “Yes, and He also lives in your heart.” “Is my heart Heaven?” “Mmm.  Good question.  No your … Continue reading

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Hero

Stephen received a handmade blanket and stuffed lion from the knitting group at our church.  He immediately took to the lion, stroking it when he was upset.  I told him when I was his age and I broke my arm, … Continue reading

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That’s not fair!

“Life’s not fair.  Didn’t your mamma teach you that?” My mother would ask whenever we protested that something was unfair. My twin sister was dubbed the “Family Fairness Monitor,” always on the lookout for any hint of unfairness.  My parents … Continue reading

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Flying Frontier

We recently bought plane tickets to visit Eric’s parents in Florida.  Frontier has a great deal on the flight….but you have to pay piecemeal for everything else you want.  EVERYTHING. “Ok….do we want to pay for our seats?”  Eric asked … Continue reading

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Why?

Because you let him get away with too much.  So you have to be harder on him.  But don’t be too hard on him because then he’ll feel unloved.  So make sure you hug him and tell him you love … Continue reading

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