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Chapter fifty three

Sunday 27th September

Pete, dog and I have been away for a few days. Not entirely Mum-free, as the trip includes visiting Olive’s house in Wales and work in that house, but mostly tidying up the garden. 1,095 more words

Old Age

Back to Books

I am making progress but still struggling with my once-upon-a-time favorite pasttime. Since March, I have only managed to read 4 books. This is a far cry from my once-upon-a-time 4-books a month reading habit. 345 more words


The Curated Life: Sunday Best

“September 26th, 2014

It’s so close now. My body feels so different. My, like, bones hurt and my stomach just feels weird. I’m going to be a mom soon. 684 more words


What I Want My Daughters to Know: Part 2

But I will win and give her my spirit, because this is the way a mother loves her daughter. Yin Yang. –Amy Tan

Note to the reader: Part 1 was published in a previous post. 716 more words

Teen Parenting


My mother wasn’t what you’d call hands-on. When I was a kid, we didn’t spend afternoons together making macaroni necklaces or finger painting. Messy crafts in particular weren’t Mom’s thing (though I do remember a… 795 more words


You Say YES

The weather is frightful outside. You have just arrived home from a hard day at work, your feet are freezing, and your brain is fried. You collapse on the big cozy chair in front of the fireplace with a cup of hot tea and pick up a good book. 386 more words

We Never Outgrow Our Parents

By Lisa Sugarman

Fall. It’s a time of year that always churns up a mixed bag of emotions for me. But probably not for the reasons you’d expect, like shorter days or school starting or the disappearance of… 863 more words