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On the eve of a big day …

My one and only mini-man turns five tomorrow.  Five years old.  It happened quicker than I thought.  I am torn between my pride and love for him and my sadness that it is going by too fast.  I don’t want … Continue reading

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Three strikes, I’m out

I had to do three things that I thought were impossible today.  I did not want to do any of them really, but now I have and I am about as raw, beaten, and exhausted as I have ever been. … Continue reading

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Tired of being the strong one (or, Dammit!)

When you’re climbing out of your rabbit hole, sometimes you hit stumbling blocks.  Like big, massive tree roots shooting out of the earth that you can’t see around.  No one is there to help you and if you want out … Continue reading

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Grace and praise as my afternoon parenting lesson

I had a moment today that as a parent leaves most of us embarrassed and apologizing longer than necessary.  I had a friend stop by my home and my son, who needed a nap but refused, was on the couch … Continue reading

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I grew up knowing I wanted a big family.  I wanted that cliche family with lots of children, craziness, and love.  Always full of love.  I knew before I even met someone I loved enough to marry that I was … Continue reading

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I become Mommy.

Last night, I was talking with a good friend of mine.  I have known him since I was 15 years old; we have lost and regained contact a few times over the last 19 years (What?!?!?!?! When did 19 years … Continue reading

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Pre-K Graduation …

Today is a day I’ve been excited for and dreading since the moment my son was born – he graduates pre-school years and will enter Kindergarten in the fall.  The school has set up a full graduation ceremony, complete with … Continue reading

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