Tag Archives: growing up

Dear New Year’s

Dear New Year’s, Hello there soon-to-be-New Year’s Eve!  I adore your representation as a cute little cherub, with so much to look forward to – so much potential. Here’s the problem, though: So many people see that incredible opportunity to … Continue reading

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Would It Be So Bad?

I’ve seen the frustrated comments about having women sign contracts to hold hands.  I’ve seen the attempts at jokes about cartoon characters sexually assaulting each other.  I’m heard the remarks from women of faith stating that it’s our role to … Continue reading

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Bullying – A Story and a Plea

I remember when I was younger and got teased.  I remember it happening often in elementary school, especially on the bus.  A few kids would call me names, pull my hair, kick the back of my seat.  When I complained … Continue reading

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The Bus

Today a story came out in a local paper in a place we’ve called home more than once.  The short of it is that, “For the third time in about three years, the Kitsap County Sheriff’s Office is investigating allegations … Continue reading

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Ah…This Navy Life…

Twenty-one years.  That’s how long my husband has been a sailor in the United States Navy.  It’s a fact we’re proud of and humbled by.  I have been involved in all of those years.  We’ve only been married for not … Continue reading

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Honesty

Have you ever seen a toddler pat his mama’s belly like a drum?  What did you think?  What was her reaction?  Was anyone else around, and, if so, what did they do? Why do I ask?  Well, I’ll tell you, … Continue reading

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Need a Life Jacket?

If you think parenting is rough work, I’ve got good news.  You’re not alone! Yup, that’s my good news.  You might have been hoping for some revelation that would make raising children less exhausting.  Perhaps you thought I’d have some … Continue reading

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