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I’m Not a Cool Mom…And That’s Okay!

Maybe you haven’t been as lucky as me—to have it pointed out that you’re really not very cool.  Or to hear about some other person’s mother, who is way cool.  441 more words

Parenting

Write What You Could Never Say

Ever walk away from a conversation and later on think about all the things you should have said? This happens to me almost every time I’ve had an intense discussion about something. 378 more words

Writing

When Mommies Get in the Boxing Ring

It started with my firstborn child—my parenting skills questioned.  Who else to blame when that sweet angelic face started spewing out spit. And in that Sylvester the cat sounding voice would yell, “Dut up dupid!” (Translation:  Shut up stupid). 633 more words

Parenting

To Write Is to Risk

What is the riskiest thing you’ve ever done? I must admit that I’m not much of an adventurous. In fact, the most recent “risky” thing I did was a few years ago. 372 more words

Writing

A Mother’s Calling for Her Sons

April is a special month in our family.  We celebrated my boys’ birthdays—one turned 20 and the other 15.  Mother/son relationships ebb and flow with time.  518 more words

Parenting

The Necessary Evil of Revision and Rewrites

It’s my least favorite part of my job, having to rewrite a piece. Sometimes it’s writing from the wrong angle, or just completely missing the mark on the topic. 503 more words

Writing