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Sometimes I take pictures of intimate moments and if the picture is good, I’ll approach the subjects and show them.  Once the violation is absorbed they might ask for a copy. 391 more words

Six Days Apart

About seven years ago a turn of events led to my life as a stay at home mom. Before that my career had been working with families in the foster care system and families affected by the death of a parent on 9/11. 1,033 more words


19 Months

Farrah Star, my darling daughter of 19 months and beyond, you are killing me.  My god, how did you grow to be so happy and cheerful and bubbly and all cheeky grinning goodness? 271 more words

Should You Work Or Stay At Home With Your Children

Being a new parent brings many challenges. One of the challenges that many people face is deciding whether they should stay-at-home or work. While many people would prefer to be a stay-at-home, some people find it incredibly difficult to adjust to going from a two-income household to a one-income household. 300 more words

Home And Family

Ten Minutes of Terrible

It usually starts with

“I wish I was dead.  That’s the only way I’m going to get a break.”


“I cannot do this.  I don’t want to do this.   648 more words

Biking Montreal: Evolution of a Risk-Adverse Mother

I enjoyed bike-riding in Madison where the streets were wide and the traffic in my neighborhood was sparse.  Riding my bike in Montreal, a compact city of four million, terrified me.   999 more words