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Tired of Magicians

I’ve found that as I get older I discover random strong opinions that I didn’t realize were developing over the years. For example, I don’t like magicians. 297 more words

Observations

The Second Time Around

As a first time parent, I was terrified of everything. I think so much of that had to do with not knowing what to expect.  Not knowing how things worked, if I was doing it right, what was “normal” for each stage and what would come next.  1,068 more words

Parenting

'Eighth Grade' About as Bad as You Remember

Comedian, and now writer/director Bo Burnham has released his first feature Eighth Grade, starring Elsie Fisher as awkward, in-between Kayla Day.

Kayla is trying like almost anyone her age to be cool and fit in in the fast paced, technology-laden world of teens today. 505 more words

MOVIES

Remembering kindness

Image Source: Everett Collection

“Knowing that we can be loved exactly as we are gives us all the best opportunity for growing into the healthiest of people.” – Fred Rogers… 1,742 more words

Blog

So Worried // No Worries

I was encouraged to grow up too fast

I didn’t know I had a choice

That opportunity was always taken away

Until it was buried six feet under… 180 more words

My Inheritance

Spread before me,

What I stand to gain.

Passed down by blood and through death

from the family line.

The pearls glow grey

amidst the WASP-ish silence… 212 more words

The Stories

Oh, how time flies

I still remember the raw emotions.

Excitement, fear, worry, happiness, joy.

I still remember praying endlessly the entire 17 hours before they said “it’s time to do this.” 263 more words

Motherhood