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Never Say Never

So, the other day I talked about how I cannot imagine having the time to work and care for my children.

That night, I took my older two boys to their martial arts class. 526 more words

Life's Like That

That One Time I Was a Rockstar Mommy

I have to tell you this story, because I know I will pay dearly for it, and I just have to play it as many times as I can before then. 912 more words


The Growth of Competitive Parenting (or 'When You're Not AP enough to be an Attachment Parent').

I spend my life as a ‘parenting expert’ (yes – I hate that terminology too) in a strange dichotomy.

On the one hand I am far… 1,473 more words


And there were pumpkins

“We still need to decorate for fall,” she said as I walked through the door and dropped my briefcase on the floor.

But you did it already. 342 more words


Mothers Be Good To Your Daughters

This is something I wrote a while ago, but felt like sharing.

I have been wanting to write this for a little while now, with the passing of my mother a little over three years ago, I have had quite a bit of time to inspect and think about our relationship. 1,317 more words


Scheduling dances, attitude, writing, creativity in parenting

This morning I wrote a post, only to have WordPress glitch and swallow it. So here I go again.

From Wikipedia:

A scherzo (plural scherzos or scherzi) is a piece of music, … frequently refers to a fast-moving humorous composition which may or may not be part of a larger work.[2]

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Have Deck, Will Freeze

We built a deck, and it’s the love of my¬† life. Ok, maybe that’s a bit of hyperbole, but I do love it enough to sit out here with my coffee in the chilly morning even though the couches are soaked! 1,021 more words