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Sometimes Life Is Weird

Sometimes being sick is just what you need to have a mandatory break.

Frankly I am actually slightly grateful for it.  Even though the kids might not understand that Mommy isn’t feeling great and so playing “catch-catch” is not my first priority.   426 more words

From Mom

A Lesson on Bad Habits

A wealthy man requested an old scholar to wean his son away from his bad habits. The scholar took the youth for a stroll through a garden. 183 more words


Consent and Conditioning

When I was a small child, I was surrounded by extended family, and family friends. My parents pretty much sucked at being parents, but they did keep us involved with  1,346 more words


what family means to me

When I was a bit younger, without giving it too much thought, I would have said I wanted three children. A bit like when someone asks you “what do you want to be when you grow up?”… the answer you give isn’t always what you end up doing. 705 more words


A Meal Planning Resource

What’s for dinner? My mom dreaded this question, and honestly I do too. I love to cook, I love to eat, but with a busy schedule, thinking of meals, going to the grocery store for ingredients and actually making food is a recipe for falling into a food funk. 498 more words


The caveman speaks - breakthrough in self advocacy!

A while back I wrote a post about the caveman and how he refused to speak to a caterer about the contents of a catered meal. 304 more words

Food Allergies

Blacksburgia webisode 7: Cloth Carpet

Blacksburgia webisode 7:

Cloth Carpet
A young married couple with a child recounts their journey from regular diapers, to cloth diapers, to cloth toilet paper, to— finally—their invention and advocacy of cloth carpet.   57 more words