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Mom, You're Old

I was 38 years old when I gave birth to my youngest son. Hardly ancient by today’s standards, but having had all three of my other children before age 30, my body felt the difference. 539 more words

Becoming a Mother

“Motherhood is a choice you make everyday, to put someone else’s happiness and well-being ahead of your own, to teach the hard lessons, to do the right thing even when you’re not sure what the right thing is…and to forgive yourself, over and over again, for doing everything wrong.”

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Becoming A Mother

A mother's curse

When I was 12 years old, my mother cursed me.

And I don’t mean she yelled profanities at me, I mean, she put a curse on me through my future progeny. 1,579 more words

The Girl With The Inner Purple Hair

All that matters

It’s been a while, dear friends. I needed to process my grief for our latest surgical news, support my child who is doing her own grieving, and prepare for our upcoming celebration – our first high school graduate. 1,118 more words

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I Am the Proud Mother of Sons

August 11 is National Son’s Day, a day to celebrate the special boys in our lives. As a mother of three sons, I plan to celebrate. 1,102 more words

Life As A Writer

The Crazy Days

Yesterday I witnessed a poor mother’s worst moment of her day, and I had to laugh… cause I’ve been there.  Sitting in my car outside my dentists’ office after my appointment, I see this young boy who is approx. 440 more words


The Purpose of Boys: Helping Our Sons Find Meaning, Significance, and Direction in their Lives

The Purpose of Boys: Helping Our Sons Find Meaning, Significance, and Direction in their Lives by Michael Gurian

Gurian, a family therapist and leader in the field of developmental psychology, explores the origins of the male role in the human species and has written a must-have manual for anybody raising a son in today’s world. 67 more words