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Being a mother and figuring it out as I go.

Chocolate Coins and an Advent Calendar

I have said it before, if you want to make the holidays special then you have to make them special. This Halloween I did not make things very special. No one really complained, but I felt it. I’ve decided not to let that happen again. So I’m throwing myself into holiday preparations for November and […]

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Motherhood Sacrifices

Motherhood is full of sacrifices. This is what I have been told by many sources throughout my life. It is what I have felt as a truth from the time before I became a mother. As a mother I have experienced its power, the power of believing this as a truth. I have struggled with […]

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Bread and Milk Will See Us Through

The bad weather persists. For some this is a very serious issue. However, there are those of us who look out our windows and wonder just what the weather gods are up to and why all the humans in charge of making decisions can’t be supplied with better information. I’m assuming the humans are doing […]

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Groping In the Night

Groping in the night, Hands reaching, seeking flesh. Blankets shifted, falling aside. Chilled limbs exposed. Tiny paws stepping, Settling weight upon chest. Whiskers tickling nose and chin. Worming little body, Making space between parents. Another sleepless night.

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Where the Slugs Live

Some have such lovely names. Others sound a bit exotic. Then there are those that sound about as terrible as they all truly are. Silverfish. Camel cricket. Cockroach. Slug. These are the invaders that the rain most often chases into my home. Out there in the wilds of my backyard, I?m sure they have a […]

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First Quarter Progress

It is time to look at the goals I set for myself at the beginning of the year to gauge my progress. Read 2 books each month. One for?DJABC?and one other of my?choosing. I shall utilize?my Goodreads account?to keep track of that. According to my Goodreads account I have read 12 books to date. I […]

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