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Little Books

It was yet another night of me either ‘creatively redirecting’ the kids to their room for bath time, or dipping into my last reserves of patience as I ignored their whines and pleas to stay up ‘just a little bit … Continue reading

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5 Bucks for Van Gogh

One day, my son came home from school and handed me this drawing: “Mom, we learned about Vincent Van Gogh in art class today!” he said. “Wow!” I replied.  “Is this like Starry Night?” “Kinda — that’s me and Vincent … Continue reading

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What’s Dumb

I had just finished reaming my 6-year-old out for picking up a sharp shard of glass and squeezing it in his palm (immediately after I had reminded him to “Watch out for the glass!”).  I was fuming.  It was 95+ … Continue reading

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Being Present

I am working on being present. I practice most often at physical therapy, when I am forced to sit immobile for at least 15 minutes with a heating pad or ice pack covering my knee. We patients sit or lay … Continue reading

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Gallon of God

Have you ever had a religious experience at the grocery store? I have. Twice. The first time was back in early September.  I was meandering through the aisles, loading up on cake baking supplies and snacks for my son’s lunch … Continue reading

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