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The Awful Truth

A couple of weeks ago eight and a half year old Tyler asked me if the Tooth Fairy was real. After much stalling and deliberation I decided to tell him the truth and he was okay with it. He didn’t … Continue reading

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When Do I Tell My Child We’re Poor?

As many know, chronic illness often brings about chronic poverty.  My husband and I have been dealing with this since 2008, when I got laid off from work and found myself too sick to look for another position. We qualified … Continue reading

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Tyler and Santa: Through the Years

Inspired by Mama Kat’s Writer’s Workshop.   Prompt 4) Santa of Christmas past.  Share the previous years Santa photos…what has changed over the years? Tyler was born September of 2006 and seeing Santa has been hit or miss for us … Continue reading

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Tuesdays With Tyler…And Santa!

Despite my worries about how I would be able to handle the normal rites of Christmas while being sick and in the middle of a bankruptcy, our trip to see Santa was a success!  I even got a handicapped parking … Continue reading

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Chronically Stressed During the Holidays

Every December for me is always the same.  What should be the season to be jolly is looked upon as a season of dread, depression and the feeling that I am not living up to what is expected of me … Continue reading

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