Parenthood: Working on brave.

The other morning, strapping my son in and tucking his blanket around him in his seat because the air is crisp in the mornings now, he thanked me. My two and a half year old thanked me for performing something so basic for him because he was unable to do it himself. Along our morning […]

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Parenthood: Time is fleeting.

In a world that is growing in its lack of compassion and love, I’m fighting to show my son what it means to hang on to those two very important things. He holds a hand on my wrist as if to tell me, even long after he has fallen asleep: “Mommy, don’t go.” I have […]

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The Stand Off.

Eleven. That’s how many times I didn’t doze, but fully and completely fell asleep at the crib’s side rail. How I didn’t fall off? I’m not quite sure. I believe how I was positioned played a role in keeping me from crashing to the floor. Five. Or maybe it was four? Could even possibly be […]

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