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Transitioning From Being Mama to Become Mother

According to the dictionary the word hindrance means:

  1. a person or thing that makes a situation difficult : a person or thing that hinders someone or something…
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Pity vs. Compassion

One struggle in my transition to formal estrangement from my parents is how to reconcile these things:

  1. My mother was probably abused herself and doesn’t want to act the way she does.
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- Mama, vidi leptir! – uzbuđeno je rekao dečak, uperivši prst ka nebu na kom su oblaci oslikavali let leptira.

- Jeste dušo, leptir… – blago se osmehnula majka, prisećajući se svog detinjstva i osećanja uzbuđenosti kada bi nešto novo otkrila. 408 more words


Tattoos and Piercings: What Would My Mother Think? Part 3

This is the final post about tattoos and piercings.  Part 1 can be found here and Part 2 can be found here.

After reading my posts on tattoos and piercings, I am certain that you are curious:  you must be wondering where this is going.  992 more words

Daily Life

The Don't Hit Me Dance (Written in 2006)

This poem was published in Fireweed Magazine. I still like it.

Navel Gazing

Health and Emotions: You Avoid Second-Hand Smoke – but What About This?

“Research by Tania Singer at the Max Planck Institute for Cognitive and Brain Sciences and Clemens Kirschbaum from the Dresden University of Technology found that being exposed to someone in a stressful situation can trigger stress responses in your own body.” 318 more words

Overall Health And Wholeness


This time of the year is extremely difficult for my husband and I. As the middle of summer reaches its peak, we are hit with the realization that the kids have to head back to Washington. 214 more words