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Can I Make 2016 “The Year”?

My mind screamed for a break from the work I was doing, even though I’d finally gotten into a good flow, and probably should have stayed focused. But that’s how my world is now, right? Unfocused. Scattered. Distracted. Tired. So … Continue reading

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“Will the airplane run out of batteries?!”

There’s always the to-do list: dishes to wash, laundry to fold, suitcases to pack… I really “don’t have time” for this.

And yet, laying here in the dark, typing this while Joshua’s hand iron-grips my forearm as he finally drifts off to sleep … Continue reading

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Motherhood Meltdown: The Day After

So, mothers, go have your Motherhood Meltdown. You might feel a bit sheepish, but you’ll get some great hugs from your kids, and seriously–The Day After is totally worth it. Continue reading

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Conversations with a One Year Old

There’s just nothing like a conversation with a one year old. Nothing. I sat down in the rocker with Becca, age 20 months. Oo ha oo ha! You want to read the Curious George book? Yeah! (said in a voice … Continue reading

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A New Year: Choosing Joy

I’ve let the blog lag, lately. I’m well aware, and while it saddens my heart, I just don’t have the space in my life–nor the focus and direction–to pour into this right now. WordPress sent me the usual “would you … Continue reading

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The Pull of the Hotel Room

Oh that moment where you finally get to your hotel room, and the reality of “no one is here who needs me at this precise moment and there’s no house to clean” hits, and all you wanna do it take … Continue reading

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What Makes You a Mother?

Your children. Your children make you into a mother. Day by day, week by week–sometimes minute by minute. These children are creating a mother. Sure, some of it is innate in most women–the desire to nurture, to care for, to … Continue reading

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