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The hardest part of loving you, is letting go

Practicing non-attachment in life is mostly healthy. The less we attach ourselves to an idea, a person, a thing the less pain there can be if it ceases to be in our lives, basically. Trying it with our children, however…… Continue Reading →

My two cents; spanking that unruly child.

Children who have been exposed to any type of violence in their family show the same pattern of activity in their brains as combat soldiers. Before I begin my thoughts on spanking I want express that this is not a… Continue Reading →

Change is good, right?

It has been a trying few months.  Some of it I can discern, some of it is still completely out of my ability to articulate.  Recently, one of the most stressful, heart-wrenching points has been inside of my cozy, loving,… Continue Reading →

Birthday EVE!

On my Birthday I got together with my girlfriends.  It. was. hilarious. After lots of laughs and plenty of food and wine, the last of the gals were leaving, and my son was brought up.  Well, again because we obviously… Continue Reading →

My two cents; desensitizing children.

So first and foremost, you do you. This does NOT come from a place of judgment or assumption. I have heard a lot of topics recently about what to do or not do around or in front of your kids…. Continue Reading →

My baby boy

Y’all I can’t. I opened these pictures… And bawled my eyes out. I am so proud of this young man. He is about to start his senior year in high school and I am over here asking what I could… Continue Reading →

No matter their age, they will always be your baby. **sigh**

This morning my not-so-little boy is having his wisdom teeth pulled.  It is a routine and fairly simple procedure, but the teeth are still in the jaw so it is considered oral surgery.  As I watch him sleeping before leaving… Continue Reading →

Heart of my child

  He said, “No! I want to confront him face to face, he needs to know that he will not treat my baby [half] sister the way he did me!” with such adult anger and rage, that I paused in… Continue Reading →

LovePOP!

So I am not sure about y’all, but I feel like this week has been one hundred days long. Also, high school chemistry is the ultimate bitch!  I barely made it through myself – either the teacher really took pity… Continue Reading →

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