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Several weeks ago I had one of those horrible Friday nights. I was in a crabby mood. It was the end of a very long and difficult week. 327 more words

People

Small reminders...

This week. This. Week.

Ugh!

So busy. So many things went wrong.

But so many other things went right. For one, I’m alive as are my family and friends. 236 more words

Thought Of The Day

Young People: Tell Them They Are Special and Say It Often

It Takes A Village. Yes it does.

We all try (to be something) starting as young people and half the time we don’t know even what it really is we are supposed to be being… 979 more words

Love

Nuggets of Wisdom from my Village

Lets start this post with a very factual but seldom acknowledged statement ‘Parenting is a tough tough job!’ Despite the universality of this statement, I haven’t met a single parent who will pass on this warning to other expectant parents – “Just a heads up, you’re heading for a lifelong battle!” Of course we won’t say that, the more people suffering the merrier! 753 more words

Parenting

Morey's House

October 1965

The house on the southeast corner of Catalina and Verdugo was Morey and Edie Millerman’s. Morey sold used bikes and broken down cars that sat in disarray all around his house. 1,405 more words

California

My 300th Post (Kinda)

I reblogged a great post from a colleague, so that became my 300th post officially. But THIS is my 300th post that I’ve written!  Regardless, it fits into my theme for this post. 540 more words

Me

On Being A Single Parent: When You're Scared It Definitely Takes A Village

When I held my oldest child for the very first time I was overwhelmed by what being a parent meant.  It’s a feeling I imagine every new parent experiences.   1,496 more words

Parenting