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Tough Weeks are Tough

This week has been a tough week. I have had to stare down some things that I wish didn’t exist. The reality that I am very imperfect, and have messes to clean up. The truth that despite my commitment to peaceful … Continue reading

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Back to School. The Truth Chronicles.

Some love them. Some hate them. The swathes of back to school photos all over our social medias this week. All the smiling kiddies, in their just a little bit too big uniform, with the littlies practically falling over because … Continue reading

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Beyond Babies

My first baby will be 15 next weekend. FIFTEEN! And with our other babies now being 12, 9 and 6, you would think that I would be beyond babies. I mean, look at them!! There hasn’t been a bottle or … Continue reading

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Upset by the Unknown

I had the flash of inspiration for this post probably about a month ago now. I pondered it, thought it was pretty darn interesting, but a bit raw. A bit real. And more than some other posts, it doesn’t involve … Continue reading

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As Parents … Maybe We Might be Kind of Doing OK.

Parenting. It’s a tough gig. One that I didn’t really understand until I was almost up to my neck in it. Which I’m sure is absolutely the way parenting usually is. There’s so many things to worry about, and grapple … Continue reading

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Counting the Good Stuff

In family life, in fact, in life, it is far too easy to just count the bad stuff. Remember that last tantrum that happened in public?  When your children threw themselves on the floor and screamed and refused to at … Continue reading

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On Being More Different

Tonight, Coby stood in front of me, and said quietly “Why am I more different than everyone else?” This comes on the back of a heated moment within the last week, when he has looked at me, eyes full of … Continue reading

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