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Before becoming a parent I didn’t comprehend how much a child really needs. I knew they were a lot of work but I didn’t have a clue of the reality of an everyday parent. 1,035 more words


God knows!

Presentation of Christ in the Temple – 2016

Luke 2:22-39

Marian Free

 In the name of God who gives Godself to us completely and utterly. … 1,185 more words

Why you should cover up

Cover your head

My granny always said

Especially when the wind is blowing

I never really believed that Bombay would require woollies but a nasty bout of sniffles that attacked all three grandchildren at once had me re-think these wise words.

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Could it be Falling Leaf Syndrome, doctor?

What is your earliest memory? Describe it in detail, and tell us why you think that experience was the one to stick with you.

It’s difficult to separate, sometimes, what you can remember, what somebody showed you a photograph of, or what you remember remembering but don’t remember directly now. 730 more words



Robin Beth Schaer

In a time of faint beasts, no room
is left in the boats. With thin hands,

we huddle sheep and dip a hundred…

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Creative Writing

New skill: clapping! and an update on mom

Hey little man!

You are getting to be such a big boy! You’re now starting to clap your hands together — not just your fists, which is what you’ve been doing. 597 more words


Why We Shouldn't Shame Moms Who Hate Infancy

A month or two ago, a woman who I knew as an acquaintance at my gym had her first baby.

“How’s it going?” I asked, congratulating her and asking how she was feeling, something I noticed most people don’t do. 134 more words