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The kind that they say it takes to raise a child, I mean.

Only lately have I begun to realise the actual implications of the nuclear family life. 526 more words


The Rise and Fall of "It Takes A Village"

By: Melanie Anderson

Years ago when I was a kid, I used to hear the saying, “It takes a village” from my parents and just about every other parent. 439 more words

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It takes a village

Have you ever heard the saying “no man is an island”?

I never really understood it until just recently.
For as long as I can remember, I was so determined to do everything myself and I couldn’t/wouldn’t/didn’t ask for help. 555 more words


Self-publishing a picture book seemed like an extremely daunting task when I first considered the idea.  That was about three years ago. If you are thinking of self-publishing, then you may wish to read about my process.

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Someday--J Is for Jealousy #AtoZchallenge #amwriting


My mama is thirty-nine years old, but looks sixty. Her complexion is sallow and gouged from cigarettes and drink and long days working in the sun. 494 more words


Working Mom (And Still The BOMB)

*disclaimer* This is not a “hating on Stay At Home Mom’s” post. I respect every position we hold in motherhood. I have been in the trenched of Staying at Home and it is HARD. 723 more words

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