Monthly Archives: November 2014

Kids breaking a sweat on Thanksgiving = parental bliss.

Thanksgiving used to be one of the most stressful days of the year for me.  Weeks of planning and prep, agonizing over oven space, and prep work for days ahead of the actual meal- which actually lasted a tiny fraction

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No longer sweating the swearing.

One of the really nice things about being an older mother of a little kid (I was 43 when I had Josephine AKA “Larry”), is that I no longer sweat the small stuff.  This may be a factor of not

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The beautiful, simple complexity of sisterhood.

“Sister. She is your mirror, shining back at you with a world of possibilities. She is your witness, who sees you at your worst and best, and loves you anyway. She is your partner in crime, your midnight companion, someone

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What is the most courageous thing you will do today?

What is the most courageous thing you will do today? I ask myself this every morning.  Sometimes I forget, and sometimes I just can’t muster the guts to really push myself, but many (even most) days I do. And when

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