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A Tale of Two Kitties

July 7, 2015

My granddaughter got to pick out two kittens from our recent litters. I suggested in jest that she should have a kitty and to my amazement, her dad thought so too. 272 more words

July 2015

Red Rose

Who needs fireworks
when Mother gives us

A perfect Red Rose
exploding with color,
excitement, and form
as quietly She celebrates
Life and Independence…
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Motherhood Can Be Jarring.

Tonight I got really sad all of a sudden because my children are getting SO big, SO fast, that it’s jarring. It takes a substantial amount of something to truly  571 more words


Flying with small children: a blurry recap 

This is a photo of me arriving in Edinburgh after the overnight flight with the Pingus. My mum sent it with the caption “No rush, really?” – oh she’s a card that one. 301 more words



Many things change in your life when you have children. There are, of course, the obvious ones, no more sleep ins, a late night now ends at 10pm, rather than starting at 10pm and so on. 585 more words


Sunday Morning

Making plans, plotting activities, and filling time: this is the addiction of most people in the modern world. I fall prey to it in my inner life and as a mother. 92 more words

Meditations And Poetry

Why We Parent and What We Want for Our Children

To me, the goal of parenting is to instill in our children godly values and teach them to make good choices so that by the time they are eighteen—considered adults by society and responsible for their choices and actions—they can actually make good choices. 512 more words