Category Archives: Parenting

For The Love of Mother’s Day

Recently I read a post on Facebook that a mother had written explaining why she had not raised her son to celebrate mother’s day. She felt that Mother’s Day was a huge lie in extolling the virtues of mothers. All … Continue reading

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Time

How often have you heard, “Time goes by so quickly?”  No doubt, more than you can count.  There are hundreds of poems, songs and stories about the swiftness of time.  Spend time with anyone over 40 and they will make … Continue reading

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As You Make Your Way

Dear Emily Boo and Laura Belle: I love the two of you more than you will ever know, or comprehend. You are my greatest gifts, treasures, accomplishments. I do not know how I would get by in this world without … Continue reading

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No Time Out

Parenting is hard work, single parenting is even harder. A single parent never gets ‘time’… no time out, no time off, it’s a 24/7 job with no reprieve. Right now my job completely blows. My youngest and I have been … Continue reading

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Go Fish 15 Years Later

2010 The laundry still needs to be done, the dishes are still dirty, and the floor has a thin layer of dog fur and needs to be swept. The clutter is still there; Papers, books and toys still crowd the … Continue reading

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Go Fish

Written May 10, 1995. Laura was 15 months and Emily 46 months. There is a pile of laundry on the couch and more in the wash machine and dryer. The kitchen, which was clean this morning, is a mess again. … Continue reading

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