Tag Archives: Mother

Guest Post: A Mom Dealing With Rheumatoid Arthritis

This is my first of a monthly series of guest posters who will share their diseases and conditions and how they affect their lives. I met Alecia when we participated in a Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop when we discovered we … 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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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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On Being Remembered

(I read Cleopatra A Life as a member of the From Left to Write book club.  I was given a free copy of this book.  This post is inspired by the book. Welcome to all of my fellow book club members … 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: On the Eve of My Sons Graduation

(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 in to the shop.  Things have been so crazy, yeah … Continue reading

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My Mother and I, and The Ways We See Parenting

Inspired by Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop. 2.) Not your mother’s daughter…how do you parent differently than your mother did? Is it a good thing or a bad thing? When I saw this prompt, an overwhelming sense of dread came over me. … Continue reading

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Tuesdays With Tyler: Afternoon Out

On Saturday I felt well enough (finally!) to take Tyler to the mall for boots (finally!).  I didn’t think we’d be lucky enough to actually find boots this late in the season but I at least wanted to get his … Continue reading

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A Letter For The International Day of Acceptance

To my followers, my friends, Today is The International Day of Acceptance, a day to start conversations, make new friends and educate people about anyone who is disabled; be it someone like myself who has Lupus and often can not … Continue reading

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