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Send a Beloved Child on a Journey

When I lived in Japan, I’d see very young children, some looking no more than 5 riding the train alone. It seemed like they were going to cram school or to a lesson. 80 more words

Expat Life

Why Are We Painting Our Pumpkin Teal?

Halloween is a great time of year.  All the kids get so excited about their costumes, going to a Halloween party, marching in their school Halloween Parade and of course eating all the Halloween candy.   527 more words

Celiac Disease

Dancing Like A Dork

Watching my daughter, Serrah, practice the running man in the middle of the Kitchen, K-mart parking lot,  and everywhere we went;  had Maggie, her older sister, rolling her eyes constantly. 767 more words

Parenthood

A Fair Day’s Pay for a Fair Day’s Work

One of my favorite things to do (something the internet has made much easier) is to read old newspapers. I don’t know why, but I find it comforting to see that the centuries roll by, but as far as human nature is concerned, nothing much really changes. 834 more words

Plots

Welcome to My Crazy Farm Life

Welcome to our adventure in trying to move to a simpler life.  Where we will dive into adventures involving self-sustainable practices and learn to provide most of our basic needs ranging from food to clothing and whatever else we can discover. 38 more words

Why I was never a soccer mom

This week I listened to a freelance single mom telling how much of her time goes into watching her son play sport. I think she’s crazy to sit at school sporting events when she could be working or creating. 690 more words

Living

Fear- Is that Something We are Imbibing in the Generations to Come?

Fear is the most hated word in my dictionary. I usually don’t speak my mind in reality, but sometimes when it comes to speaking up, I don’t hold it inside my head. 744 more words