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Legacies too easily forgotten…

I’ve started following a site on Facebook called Mighty Girl.  It’s a great site.  It highlights all kinds of girls and women doing interesting things to change the world in big ways.  I think in these days of closet feminism and … Continue reading

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Times Have Changed

I started this site years ago when my babies were babies. At times it was a lifeline, a way of finding my sanity in a baby-crazy life.  At times it was a curse. It helped me keep writing when I … Continue reading

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A letter to Santa… from a military mom.

Dear Santa: I know you’re receiving a lot of letters this time of year, and if they are anything like Big Dude’s letter this year it must take forever to read them (please ignore everything on his list past the … Continue reading

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Inspiration in the day to day… and chocolate.

I think I started to let this blog feel like a chore rather than a writing release.  In writing I sometimes found answers to my own questions but I think I started to expect to find them each time I … Continue reading

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Reserection… of the blog and of my sanity.

Its been a while since I’ve bothered to blog.  In fact, I’d pretty much given up completely. My posts started to dwindle last spring, and by the summer they had stopped completely.  Not coincidentally, I think, the timing coincides with … Continue reading

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The dying plant… and fledgling fruit

I came home from three weeks at the cottage to find nine dead plants, and several more on life support.  Sad but not surprising considering The Girl, staying on her own for the first time, was the one caring for … Continue reading

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Anything and Everything: the pressures of modern motherhood.

And here we are again… Strong, proud, military and alone… and not feeling so strong. It’s funny, I find, in this weird half-solo parenting life – you go on your merry way and manage as best you can and then … Continue reading

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Proud and Stong?

My handsome husband is home for a few weeks.  For once, he managed to make it home not only for my birthday but Mother’s Day as well.  That’s a rarity in the ten years we’ve been married. My Mother’s Day … Continue reading

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Supermummy doesn’t live here…

My motivation has been a little lacking of late… have you noticed? The long lag between posts must have been a give away. Now fully facing the joys of military wife life, I find myself once again caught up in … Continue reading

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Bikes, deep breathing and a solo ride in parenting.

God grant me the patience to endure my blessings…. A few days ago I set out to teach my boys to ride their bikes.  Now, I knew before I even starting searching out the missing helmets that this was not … Continue reading

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