Monthly Archives: August 2009

Running away…

My mother used to tell me not to run away from my problems but today I did just that and it was great. I’m hesitant to tell you about my day. It was that bad. I guess honesty is what … Continue reading

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Back to School Consumerism

It’s back to school time. Part of me is thrilled and part of me is dreading it. What I’m not loving is this whole concept of back-to-school shopping. The environmentalist in me (and, lets be honest, the miser too) is … Continue reading

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Measuring Up…

I don’t know what it is about motherhood that continually manages to make me feel inadequate. We had a rough start to the day. The boy was defiant and whiny and I was not handling it well. As I am … Continue reading

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Mommy Yoga Revisited…

Mommy yoga… need I say more?

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Being a blended family is no easy proposition. There are complicated relationships and murky waters. That said, today, my blended family is finally back together and it feels fabulous. The Girl returned from visiting her mother for the summer last … Continue reading

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Zen and the Art of Multi-Tasking

My husband calls it mommy yoga. Imagine, if you will, a beautiful deck overlooking the ocean. There is spiritual music on the ipod and humming birds feeding nearby. I have relaxed in the most perfect tree pose that I have … Continue reading

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Does school really have to start again?

I’ve been feeling pretty guilty this summer. I have been enjoying the calm. We’ve been down to two kids as The Girl has been visiting her mom. We’re coming up on the one year anniversary of her moving in with … Continue reading

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Comings and Goings…

I’m feeling a little sorry for myself this week. There are a lot of great things about the military life but the comings and goings of friends is a real roller coaster. I’ve been watching my neighbour and friend be … Continue reading

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