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Small Bites

I am constantly telling Pumpkin, who is a notoriously picky eater, to chew her food thoroughly before swallowing.

“Small bites,” I’m always reminding her, “then swallow.” 58 more words


Disaster the Day Before: Daughter and Teen Summer Camp

My daughter went to Teen Summer Camp for five days. The outing was through the church. She worked to pay for this trip by participating in car wash fundraisers, selling original artwork, getting donations from friends and family, and by helping babysit. 758 more words


a girly newbie

i loved this session.

i loved using these headbands and flowers,

things you can only use when you have a baby girl to dress up. 27 more words

The simple life from a modern day hippie...

I can’t be sure but I have a sneaking suspicion that people, maybe friends and acquaintances think i’m a hippie.

Maybe I am. Why do I do suspect they say it with a sneer? 854 more words


Motherhood Journal #1

One of the main benefits of moving back to Korea is reconnecting with friends here in Korea. Half of my friends here are artists I met through school. 466 more words


Present over perfect

It beckoned me from in between the utility bill and Papa Murphy’s mailer. A shiny, perfect Pottery Barn Kids catalog. I ditched the other envelopes that rudely reminded me of adulthood to indulge in the teeny backpacks preciously-preppy baby models. 1,228 more words

Lessons Learned from Motherhood

No matter how independent you are, you can never not be your mother’s child. In the deepest confines of your heart, you still crave for her tender words, her hands ruffling your hair, or to rest your head on her bosom.

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