Category Archives: gratitude

Giving Up Cancer for Lent: Finding Peace in Gratitude

At times, the spectre of cancer seems overwhelming… but I do believe there is a way to find peace within it. For too long I have been losing my own battle with cancer… not in the physical sense but in … Continue reading

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Resolve Update: Getting Better

I swept the floor three times today. I’m currently on my fourth sink of dishes. My day began at 4 am with the Little Dude waking just as The Husband left. He eventually went to sleep but made sure I … Continue reading

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Gratitude Meets Dark Mommy…

Well, it seems gratitude isn’t the easy solution I’d like it to be. I had trouble being grateful today. It seems silly. I have a warm home and loving family and good friends. I have lots to be grateful for… … Continue reading

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Resolve Update: Gratitude

I am grateful for a moment at the end of the day to pause and remember why I love being a mother. As part of my exploration of gratitude I have introduced a new bedtime ritual. At the end of … Continue reading

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Needing a Little New Years Resolve…

I’m not big on New Years resolutions… I never have been. I tried it last year, resolving to loose 20 pounds, and it worked… until I gained it all back again. That said, I feel the need for some personal … Continue reading

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Mommy Wars…

I’ve been thinking a lot about the mommy wars recently. I’d actually never heard it called that, but a friend and fellow blogger posted about it recently and ever since I seem to find myself in conversations about it. It’s … Continue reading

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A Rough Start to the Day

Well, there’s nothing like a little slap in the face by reality to put your life in perspective. I’ve been getting a little too caught up in the day to day pressures of life and work with a young family … Continue reading

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I’ve been feeling thankful this weekend and I think, particularly as a mother, that’s a great place to be emotionally. As a family, we have had a rough year. My mother’s illness has been all encompassing and has had a … Continue reading

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