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The teacher handed me an envelope of Little Libra’s artwork and immediately after skimming through it I ask, “Are you sure these are hers? She has a classmate by the same name and these are too good.” There. It’s on … Continue reading

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Dot by Dot

…Like George Seurat’s A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, [a mother's life work] is laid down one dot at a time. Rarely does anyone else recognize the meaning of that one dot. -Mary Ann Clark I … Continue reading

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Rite of Passage

Sunlight pervades but quiet and stillness fill the room. Alone in the stale air, I feel warm and dream of an iced mocha blend. I hear the kids singing next door. My cue. I pick up my bag quietly and … Continue reading

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Since she started swimming class at 6 months old, Little Libra needed me to be in the pool with her for every single class. I always thought, “What a great bonding activity! I love seeing her progress. It’s so great! … Continue reading

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5 Ways a Guilty Mom Cares for her Sick Child

Sick child = Guilty mother Whenever my daughter gets sick, I feel nothing but guilt – the guilt of exposing her to a sickly environment, the guilt of trying to get some work done while taking care of her, the … Continue reading

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