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Crazy Hot Sex

To my dear daughter, As you grow, many boys will enter your years. They will speak words of love and passion, of wanting you–all of you. Their sex will be lacking. Believe me, dear girl, I know what crazy hot lovemaking is made of. Until the boy can assure you of the following, it is… Continue reading Crazy Hot Sex

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Screaming at Life

Last night I broke. I lost it, completely. It was past midnight. Still, I could not shut my brain down, and this time it went right back to my son’s seizure. I had been trying so hard to stay strong ever since. Both my kids were now sick (Pierce shared his fever with his sister). They… Continue reading Screaming at Life

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Grasping at Moments

Pierce had a seizure this morning. Of all places to be, we were sitting with his pediatrician for his well check up. I had no idea he had even the slightest temperature. He was acting very sleepy, his head resting on my chest. Suddenly, he flung back, his eyes rolled, and his body began jerking uncontrollably.… Continue reading Grasping at Moments

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The Perfect Woman

Originally posted on A Holistic Journey:
I told my three-year-old the goldfish had died because she kept putting her hand in the water and made it dirty. She turned to the remaining fish: “Oh yeah, I’m really sorry about that fishy. I killed your brother.” My little fish killer apologized, yet not a morsel of…

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Trading in the Stilettos

When did I suddenly become the uncool one?? I am in my late 20s and yet have not set my foot into anything remotely fancy or “lady like” in. . . well, I would rather not admit this one. I no longer even know HOW to walk in a pair of high heels. I looked… Continue reading Trading in the Stilettos

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Survival of the Fittest

Bribes, compromises, negotiations, empty threats: Is it not what this whole mommy thing is made up of? We do not have a 9-5 kind of life, we do not even have double shift weekends. Ours is 24/7, ready to drop everything for someone else’s needs. It is wonderful, it is beautiful, it is the greatest… Continue reading Survival of the Fittest

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Eyes Wide Open

“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment until it becomes a memory.” ~Dr. Seuss  An incident occurred which left me hurting. I should not have let my daughter be witness, and yet at the moment I did not give it much concern. She is young, she does not understand, she is playing with… Continue reading Eyes Wide Open