Category Archives: parenting

Planned Parenthood, I’m Here For You.

“No woman can call herself free who does not own and control her body.” ~ Margaret Sanger I’m a single-issue voter. Not because I want to be but because it seems I must be, political climate as it is. Many issues … Continue reading

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What’s So Hard About Motherhood?

“It really isn’t that hard of a job. The baby sleeps for like 2 hours at a time and eats like every 3 hours. It’s like taking care of a Tamagotchi.” I heard that come out of the mouth of … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Sex

Molly: Dad, what’s that stuff boys have? Spurn? Steve: Do you mean sperm? Molly: Yes. How does it help make a baby? (A short discussion about the biology of baby-making ensues.) Molly: So how do single Moms get the sperm? … Continue reading

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Those Who Save Us

“Dad, when I’m running, it feels like my disability disappears.” – Ricky Hoyt I was organizing some drawers the other day and came across this. When I get into “cleaning-out” mode, I get serious.  The purging FEELS SO GOOD!  The … Continue reading

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Just say om…

Last night the girls and I were watching a show in which this chair flashed through a scene. Molly immediately said to me, “Mom, what is it called when people sit like this and close their eyes?” Me: “Meditation.” Molly: … Continue reading

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Can we all just get along?

I love to play hide and seek with my kid, but some days my goal is to find a hiding place where she can’t find me until after high school.  ~Author Unknown …especially for the “older people” in the house. … Continue reading

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You Want to Know What?!

Brian’s five-year-old, pip-squeak voice piped up from the backseat, “Mom, what are drugs?  What do they look like?  How do drugs make you feel?  Why do people take drugs?  Have you ever taken drugs?”  My friend, Mindy, kept a steady … Continue reading

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