Category Archives: Mothering

Happily Ever After

I am a sucker for a romantic movie and a deliciously soppy ending. My heart rejoices at the tender sentiment of romantic love as I watch the beautiful couple finally realize that they are meant to be together and kiss … Continue reading

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The Story of a Life

I am someone who subscribes wholeheartedly to the concept that the human body has the innate and miraculous ability to heal itself. Accordingly, I tend to lean more toward naturopathy, homeopathy, chiropractic and energy medicine rather than the mainstream allopathic … Continue reading

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The Aroma of Love

I am a passionate baker who has been dabbling in the scrumptious art of combining flour, sugar, butter and a warm oven since the tender age of ten. When I started to experiment with baking, my speciality was chocolate chip … Continue reading

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The Call

For the past six years I have been emotionally bombarded by voices. I have tried to shut them out and push them away but they have droned on in relentless detail about everything that Michael has done or not done. … Continue reading

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What Tiggers Do Best

I am somewhat loath to admit that unlike thousands upon thousands of children’s literature devotees, I am not a big fan of the Winnie-the-Pooh stories. Rabbit drives me crazy with his bossy and anal personality, Piglet is a flibbertigibbet and … Continue reading

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Let it Be

Seven months ago I pushed a painful truth down as far as it would go. I got busy and ignored its quiet but persistent knocking at my subconscious. I believed that I could go about my business and let it … Continue reading

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Go the Distance

In the days following my surrender to depression and grief I have been feeling as if a great weight is slowly being lifted from my chest. Finally ‘coming clean’ about just how much I am struggling is releasing me from … Continue reading

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Rob’s Porch

I wrote this blog posting a week ago and have been ‘sitting’ on it ever since. I have wrestled with myself every day since writing it over whether I have the courage to post this particular piece of my journey. … Continue reading

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Oh, the Places You’ll Go

Michael and Zachary share a room in our new house and the customary bedtime ritual is to lie on Michael’s bottom bunk bed and read bedtime stories to both boys. When I am the parent on bedtime duty I am … Continue reading

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The Power to Heal

I have always seen food as a necessity of life but never something upon which I spent a lot of time or precious energy. I have had a basic awareness of healthy eating but I would not have considered myself … Continue reading

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