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Got the Monday Blues?

Do you have trouble getting going on Mondays? I do. I spent a lovely hour in the mythical kingdom of Planning this morning, but now I find myself in the dull grey land of Doing, wondering where the exit is. … Continue reading

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Love is Like That

Both of my kids were unplanned gifts. Nevertheless, when my first child arrived I fell instantly in love with her. So much so that I was afraid I could never love another child as much. I needn’t have worried. When Beth … Continue reading

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No Santa Claus?

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I was six when my parents told me there was no Santa Claus! My response (according to my mom): “Whew! You finally know?  I’ve known for a long time, but I wasn’t sure you did,…

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Unplanned Gifts!

Both of my kids were “unplanned gifts.” Nevertheless, when my first child arrived I fell instantly in love with her. So much so that I was afraid I could never love another child as much. I needn’t have worried.  When … Continue reading

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I’m So Clever

Every time I quote myself or invite people to follow my blog I realize I’m still just that little kid on the playground shouting, “Mommy, look at me!” or “Daddy, watch what I can do!” My family calls these “I’m … Continue reading

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5 Year Old Exposes Truth About Barney!

My daughter Mandy was born smart. If she’d known English the day she was born, I’m sure she’d have explained to the obstetrician that he was doing it all wrong. By the time she was 2 that oversight had been … Continue reading

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No Santa Claus?

I was six when my parents told me there was no Santa Claus! My response (according to my mom): “Whew! You finally know?  I’ve known for a long time, but I wasn’t sure you did, and I didn’t want to … Continue reading

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