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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

The Power of Women

My eldest daughter of all four children is the one I worry about the most.

I know you can’t and certainly shouldn’t compare children. They’re all individuals. 998 more words


Growing up - the both of us

Something’s happening in my house, and I’m not sure I like it.     I am becoming increasingly irrelevant to my tweeny-child.  Irrelevant is perhaps not the right word, but it’s hard to think of one that better captures my feelings. 968 more words

Life At 40


We live our lives with the applause meter on.

The channels of social media feed the human desire for acclaim.

But, to live an authentic life, one in which we force ourselves to acknowledge the pieces that are less than show ready, that’s a challenge. 117 more words


Girls Gone Wild - PG Version

As the mother of 3 girls, I constantly wonder how I’m going to protect their innocence for as long as possible. I’ve said before that all I want to do is “shelter the crap out of them”. 1,096 more words

Bad Mom

Parenting Fail Video

Last Mandy has dipped her toe into the video world.

It came rather out of nowhere. I Snapchat regularly back and forth with my sister, and we’ve had some real gems between us that we have saved for future viewings. 109 more words

My Life As A Mom