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The Urge

I am a mother and a writer, in that order. I came to motherhood early and writing, late, but this isn’t strictly true. I’ve written down butterfly thoughts since my earliest days, only then I didn’t give it a label. 491 more words

Birth in T-Minus ??? Hours...

I’m sitting at a hospital, drinking coffee, waiting for visiting hours. Oh, and soon I’m going to be going in and holding my wife’s hand for the birth of my child (read as: have my hand crushed into a sack of ground bone shards), just as soon as things hurry along and they move us upstairs. 295 more words



Proverbs 22 : 6 Train up a child in the way he should go (and in keeping with his individual gift or bent) and when he is old he will not depart from it. 295 more words

If you run over someone's foot with your stroller, please say you're sorry

I was on a flight a few days ago and experienced something I can only title: “The Obnoxious Couple and the Magical Baby of Entitlement.” 648 more words

LIFE IS PRECIOUS, TIME IS TICKING: Don't Throw the Baby Out with the Bath Water

Proverbs 19:18 Discipline your children while there is hope.  Otherwise you will ruin their lives.

Hebrews 12:6 For the Lord corrects and disciplines everyone whom He loves, and He punishes, even scourges, every son whom He accepts and welcomes to His heart and cherishes. 413 more words

Manila Zoo

I couldn’t remember when was the last time I went to Manila Zoo. I couldn’t remember how many times I went there before. I am sure I did, says my old pictures. 342 more words