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Time keeps on slippin…

If that song’s stuck in your head now, my apologies! My son dressed himself this morning. Shirt and everything – and it was all right side out and tags in the back.  I had a moment of Holy Crap – he’s practically a grown ass man! I also marked 12 years of being with myContinue Reading “Time keeps on slippin…”

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Full moon tonight

Oh joy – a full moon. I don’t know about you, but I totally understand where the word “lunatic” came from.  I’m feeling blah, and discontented, and anxious, and excited, and optimistic, all at the same time.  On edge is how I can best describe it… (even writers have trouble finding the words sometimes).  I’mContinue Reading “Full moon tonight”

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When you feel like giving up (part 4)

AKA – Betrayal So, we’ve all experienced betrayal at some point.  It could be as simple as your friend picking someone else for the dodge ball game, or as complicated as adultery.  When the rubber hits the road, betrayal sucks. I thought it was the job of my dreams I thought I was being groomedContinue Reading “When you feel like giving up (part 4)”

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When you feel like giving up… (Part 3)

AKA – Addiction is addiction is addiction So, I love me some addicts.  And I am one.  My drugs of choice are sugar and flour.  My first husband took a certain other white substance to addiction, and my current husband is (thank the Good Lord) almost at 5 years clean and sober from drugs andContinue Reading “When you feel like giving up… (Part 3)”

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When you feel like giving up… (Part 1)

Sometimes you just want to quit. Sometimes that voice in your head that’s screaming at you all those horrid things that she can say – “You’re so stupid”.  “Who are you to think you could ____?”  “You didn’t really think that would work did you?”  The snide laughter that cuts to your core.  Those areContinue Reading “When you feel like giving up… (Part 1)”

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4 things I’ve learned as a mom

Ok, so I have 3 kids, plus 4 stepkids. Yes, you read that correctly.  I called us the ghetto brady bunch for a while.  When you have such a wide array of personalities, backgrounds, not to mention multiple non-custodial parents and you’re trying to keep your shit together, it can be a challenge. Here’s 5Continue Reading “4 things I’ve learned as a mom”

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7 things to remember when you feel unseen

Oftentimes, especially as wives and mothers, we feel like our contributions to our homes, families, careers, etc. is lost in the shuffle. Here are 7 things to remember when you feel unseen:

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Being punished vs being polished

I’ve had a bit of a rude awakening… My oldest daughter and I are going thru a bit of a rough patch.  You may know what I mean – that space when they’re about 15, and starting to stretch their wings (and limits) and your patience.  I by no means have thought of myself asContinue Reading “Being punished vs being polished”