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I have taken the Pledge

I am surprised and a little disappointed it has been so difficult for me to write this post. Taking the Mom Pledge means a lot to me. I just couldn’t understand why I struggled to write about it. Then it … Continue reading

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Lessons learned.

I worked at a camp the summers I turned 19 and 20. Time passes and memories blur. I forget names and faces, dates and places, but not the things I learned. Banish your first thought of tanned legs (see prior … Continue reading

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A mother memory

I remembered this, that I wrote in the Fall of 2000. It was coming up on my second wedding anniversary, and I had still not forgiven myself for not mentioning my mother in my wedding speech. In my defence she … Continue reading

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Pale by comparison, but gladly so.

I just unsubscribed to a newsletter I have gladly gotten for ages. At times it was bland. Other times I actually read it. But today it was touting “Secrets of the Best Fake Tan.” so I dumped it. I am … Continue reading

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Clipping the Tooth Fairy's wings

We watched Megamind over the March Break. Four times. We all really liked it. In one scene a character rants that “there is no Easter Bunny, no tooth fairy, and no Queen of England..” I mentioned in an earlier post … Continue reading

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The C in CAA is starting to stand for coercion.

Today is a Monday. I know this is true. Because when I woke up it was to the clatter and thumps of panic in the kitchen, hubby had spilled an entire litre of milk inside the fridge. When I went … Continue reading

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Easter had a happy ending.

The rabbit population of my backyard has been reduced by six. Humanely, tenderly, and with my kids’ help (see the post before this one for the back story, if need be). Our story picks up the Saturday morning of Easter … Continue reading

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