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Where did the candy go?

As an avid sale shopper I spend my Saturday morning each week thumbing through all of the local circulars for good sales. While reading the target circular (my favorite... I honestly get excited when I see it each week) I noticed something. The sales this week were all aimed at Easter TOYS. When I was a girl the Easter Bunny brought a small basket filled with candy, sometimes a little bit of money and if I was really lucky a small toy or two. It seems to me that the evil conglomerates of the world have conspired to turn Easter into another holiday centered entirely around what you GET. What in the hell ever happened to enjoying a holiday for its own purpose. Why do we have to buy bigger and better things for our kids every year.

I just what to know why candy just isn't good enough anymore???

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Over 8 years we have struggled through 3 IUI's, 6 rounds of IVF, several RE's, hundreds of appointments and the loss of three little angels. Now we find ourselves the proud parents of two perfect little girls and a wonderful little boy!!

Both of our girls struggle with some disabilities but that won't keep us down. Each day has it's own brand of insanity but we love it. Most days I am more monkey wrangler than mother but I do the best I can. Todays goal - getting to tomorrow.

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