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The Loss of Mommy

Right around Christmas it happened. “Mom?” “Mom, I just got my highest score ever!” MOM MOM??? How did this happen?? Where would you learn such a word?? I called up Grant and told him Tyler was calling me “Mom”, and … Continue reading

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Over-scheduled

Ah, those lazy days of summer…relaxing by the pool, sleeping in, the ice cream man… Not at my house. Grant and I said we were never going to do this but we have over-scheduled Tyler. Next week he starts camp … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Mother’s Day Quarterback

A lot of mothers with chronic illness have enormous feelings of guilt that they cannot be “Super Mommy”. That instead of doing things with their children they have to nap. That they often end up just watching their children instead … Continue reading

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Way to Get a Sweet Pair of Pants and Underwear!

Inspired by Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop. 3. What was the last thing you bought? On Saturday, Tyler and I set out with two objectives:  To get an Advent Calendar (or a Countdown to Christmas Calendar) as it was December 1st, and … Continue reading

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Holding My Son’s Hand

Tonight you sleep next to me because you spilled water all over your bed. You have trouble getting to sleep because something I have read to you has scared you.  It amazes me what actually scares you and what I … Continue reading

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BlogHer Conference 2012: Looking Ahead and Wondering

For those uninitiated, the BlogHer conference 2011 is coming to a close.  To read my devastation over not being able to go BlogHer’s past click here and here.  This year I was only able to once again, watch from the … Continue reading

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Resentment: What Ive Feared the Most is Already Happening

(Laptop update, yep, I am still using hubby’s.  I finally dragged myself back to the store where I had to leave my laptop again with them.  I hope they will take good care of her.  They told me she would … Continue reading

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Tuesdays With Tyler: Gaining My Religion, at the Book Sale

(After having just a precious 2 days with my beloved laptop, there is a problem with the new hard drive they put in, so once again, I must bring it to the shop!  I am writing this post on my … Continue reading

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Tuesdays With Tyler: Mother’s Day Weekend: Chronic Illness Style!

Mother’s Day weekend was kind of a mixed bag for me, of good, bad and ugly. My mother is here visiting until tomorrow and we both attended Tyler’s school for the annual Mother’s Day “Muffins With Mom”.  We were the … Continue reading

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When Kids Attack!

Tyler is a rough and tumble, energetic, typical four-year-old boy.  It seems like he is always running around or jumping up and down.  Sometimes, by accident he will run into me, or he will spontaneously decide to jump on me … Continue reading

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