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My lovely, talented, sensitive daughter is about to turn 30 and I think it is about time I stopped hating her guts.

She has Crohn’s Disease and I must admit I have hated her guts. 145 more words


Self-loathing vs. Self-love

Bringing a scale into my house would be akin to loading the cupboards of a reformed alcoholic with vodka.  The temptation to feed my history of number addiction would be strong and may threaten to resurrect my teen obsession with weight-watching. 478 more words

Love And Other Things

The world I brought my children into

When my elder three children were little. (there are only 2½ years between all three) I’d be often out and about 2 babies in a double buggy and 1 strapped to my chest. 862 more words


Throwback Thursday


Just Do It.

In DoG and Literacy We Trust


Reflections from a mom who is elbow-deep in glitter

I’m not a crafty person.  I’m not a craft project blogger or an Etsy addict. Oh, I admire the creativity of others (okay, perhaps ENVY their artsyness), but I’ve accepted my limits and stopped trying to feel comfortable in the aisles of Michael’s and Joann Fabrics. 848 more words

Thoughts From My Quiet Time

Do We Need A Men's Movement To Create True Equality?

Who wants to join us in changing the dialogue and mindset? I’m in.

Tonight kicked off this year’s Women Entrepreneurs Festival in New York City with a keynote address by Anne-Marie Slaughter, President and CEO of the New America Foundation. 564 more words


predators abound

I’m a photographer.  I love taking photographs of people more then anything else.  I do not ask, nor post, any photographs of the people I shoot.   355 more words