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Bah Humbug... Oh wait, I'm supposed to be happy... uh, Merry Christmas...

I normally love this time of year with decorations, Christmas carols, parties, and presents; oh and cooking. But this year; this year just isn’t a happy one. 293 more words

Life Change

How I moved on

So i was asked why and how it was so easy for me to move on.  To be honest, at first glance I didn’t think it would be easy to start my life as a single mom. 428 more words




There are  four forces at war within us as we struggle to manage our lives in a more productive way. We can feel these forces tugging at us and even influencing us to a certain degree. 690 more words


That’s always been a hard word for me. I’ve always been the kind of girl who strives to be enough. Not for perfection, but enoughness. 555 more words


Finals Week…

Finals week is probably the worst time of the years in high school. I took my finals today. I’m pretty sure I did good, but there is always that feeling that you failed the entire test. Anybody else feel me?


Put Down the Presents

Years ago, when my twin girls were teenagers we took them Christmas shopping for new clothes.  Truthfully, I was about as useful as a saddle on a hog.  414 more words