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Just Call Me/Us 'High Maintenance'

When most people (especially women) say that they are ‘high maintenance’, they usually mean they require elaborate spa treatments, many expensive outfits, designer shoes, dazzling jewelry.Gill would argue that my love of clothes and shoes qualifies me for that title.I take her comments with a large grain of salt since this comes from a person who wears Birkenstocks, flip-flops, well-worn cowboy boots and Converse sneakers almost exclusively. 701 more words

Humour

it takes a village...and then a tribe

It takes a village…and then a tribe.

Do you have a tribe?

I am sure you’ve heard of the phrase “it takes a village to raise a child.”  This proverb, generally considered to be of African origin, means that it takes an entire community to raise a child.   1,047 more words

General

The struggle bus 🚌 

I think Sullivan is a great, well-behaved kid. Overall, I can take him most places (for limited amounts of toddler tolerated time) and we can grab a bite to eat without a major meltdown (like…80% of the time). 332 more words

Motherhood

On Topic

             Continuing our theme from last time, we’re still looking at You Help Me, I Help You intentions.  Much like the “it takes a village” attitude, today’s message focuses on the whole. 440 more words

Is Mama "Mean," or Is It Something Else?

Most of us have seen the viral videos and the memes that poke fun at the “Mean Mama.” She is unreasonable, loud, and never seems to have more than a fleeting moment of happiness or joy. 190 more words

My Tribe, My Pride

They say it takes a village to raise a child. I say, it takes a pride. A pride of powerful lionesses.

Why a pride you ask? 1,140 more words

Not a Pinterest Mom

Ok, so I know a lot of us know what a “Pinterest Mom” is, but for those of you out there who don’t know, a “Pinterest Mom” is  792 more words

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