Category Archives: Motherhood

He’s a Keeper

Conversation from Sunday went like this: Son: Thanks for making me clean my room today. Me: What? Son: Thanks for making me clean my room. It really needed it! Me: Uhhh, you’re welcome! For the record, I didn’t make him … Continue reading

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Sweet Surprise

When I emerged from the bathroom this morning, Little Guy suggested that I sit down and eat my breakfast. “Eat my breakfast?” I asked. “Mmhmm,” he said.  “It’s on the table.” “Did you make me breakfast?” I asked. “Yes, I … Continue reading

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Fantastic Fridays

Fridays used to provide many frustrating moments as a parent. I would say from the start of school, a new school, this year through about February, I dreaded Fridays. Most people look forward to Fridays. They symbolize the end of … Continue reading

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Morning

The sun peeks over the mountain.  The aroma of fresh-ground coffee strikes my nose in greeting.  I feel grateful to have regained some sense of smell in the morning.  Soon, I will move and have all of my mugs.  I … Continue reading

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Perfect

I realized today how hard I am on myself.  Here I am trying to be gentle with myself, and I found it was the last thing I was doing.  I’m hyper-self-critical and I don’t know where I learned to expect … Continue reading

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TT – Take the long way home

For some reason, I have had Superfreak’s “Take the Long Way Home” in my head this week.  I know it probably plays daily on the radio station that we listen to at work, then subconsciously moves in to my brain. … Continue reading

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Sleepless Nights and a New Job

A week ago, I accepted a full-time position with a company I worked for before in the area.  I have slept two full nights since.  I have averaged two full nights of sleep a week for a couple weeks now. … Continue reading

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