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Relevant Realizations

Two weeks ago a stressful situation (coaching) and a bit of a trigger lead to an exhausting and emotional breakdown.  Honestly, it feels like it was so much longer ago.  On the other hand, I can feel my heart pound … Continue reading

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Through the Cracks

I’m irritated.  I’m sad and frustrated and scared.  Bullying, school shootings, suicides, testing, social media, sexual assault…pressure, pressure, pressure.  It presses on our kids from every direction.  Kids – they’re kids.  They’re still learning and growing and we’re supposed to … Continue reading

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Convicted

I haven’t typed anything in almost a month.  I don’t know why.  I haven’t felt especially down about anything.  I haven’t been itching to write but just too busy.  I have no good reason and no real understanding, which is … Continue reading

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Birthday Surprises

I remember when I turned 30 I was a little surprised that all the goals I’d made at twenty hadn’t magically happened!  I realized that not only did one need goals, but a plan for achieving them as well.  So … Continue reading

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When We Don’t Talk

I’m a mom, like many of you. Or maybe you’d a Dad.  Or an Aunt or Uncle.  Maybe a grandparent.  Or…maybe you don’t know any children, as odd as that would be.  No matter who you are, though, this could … Continue reading

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The Damage We Don’t Know

I enjoy reading to my kids, even if they don’t love it.  To be fair, one of the reasons they don’t always enjoy it is that the depth of these kids’ books often hit me hard.  Then I cry.  I’m … Continue reading

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Dear Fellow Drivers

Dear Fellow Drivers, Learn to drive.  Please. It’s tempting to leave it at that, but that’s not much of a letter, now is it?  So, some background on my request…I see more stupidity on the roads that really is necessary! … Continue reading

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