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Thanks (Michelle, Stacey, & Anne) & rest of you for the awesome replies! I appreciate the useful info and encouraging thoughts and will try to reply to each note once time permits, hopefully sooner than by next Christmas/Hanukkah with all on plate etc.. Can tell by the fact that I’m writing this at 3:30am + a week after originally posted (fell asleep on the couch right after bedtime) as wifey was working, (brought kids to chuckie cheeses..pre-story later..) and now can’t fall back asleep.. clearly can tell I can use any advice & creative ideas I can get lol