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“Girls need wilding!”

I’ve just started reading this book:

If you have a daughter then I urge you to read it and if you don’t then there is the boy equivalent! 339 more words


Sometimes it's hard to be a woman - a rant

Its been quite the week for female rants in our house . Quite a collaboration too , all 3 of us females here have each had a whinge about one thing or another . 599 more words



“It’s just a house”, Sid reminds me.

People make a place a home, not the walls or windows.

Yet these walls provided shelter, these windows light. 230 more words



Sometimes a momma’s heart just hurts.

There are things she cannot fix with kisses or hugs.

Little girls growing pains, stretching that at times feels unbearable. 118 more words


A tale of two princesses: my 3 year old son vs. my 3 year old daughter

When my son was three, he like so many other little people, became fixated on the Disney movie Frozen. It was all he wanted to watch, the only music he wanted to listen to and he desperately wanted to dress up as Anna, one of the main characters from the film, for Halloween. 807 more words


Parenting by Gender

Eric and I spent a wonderful Saturday evening with some new friends. Part of getting to know each other is always sharing the history of your courtship, your family, and your overall ‘story’.   563 more words

Remembering My Kids are Different

I’m over at the Kindred Mom blog today, writing about our family’s culture. It’s still a work in progress and I’m learning that what works today may not work in a month. 343 more words