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Space.

A few months ago, for this week, I scheduled Owen for a goalie camp with his soccer club. They have a number of camps in different locations all summer, but this one was perfect – in the same town as … Continue reading

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A Vacation Day.

I love my kid SO much, but the summers are hard for us: we really seem to struggle, relationship-wise. We fight a lot. A LOT. He wants no rules or boundaries around his computer use, for example, and we are … Continue reading

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23.

It’s been that number of years since one of the worst days of my life. It was the day I found out that my cousin Amy was gone. Every time I mark this day, I wonder if I’ll stop counting … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMonday: Checking In.

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. ********** I know, I know, it’s been forever since I wrote anything in this space. I don’t really even have a … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMondays: Insomniac.

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. ********** For a couple years now, I’ve had periods of insomnia here and there. Worst was during the summer a couple … Continue reading

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#Microblog Mondays: Kicking The Caffeine.

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. ********** As surprising as it still is to me to say that I sometimes struggle with anxiety (I swear, I was … Continue reading

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#MicroblogMondays: Words.

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. ********** I promised in one of my posts that I rarely talk politics on this blog, and I’m holding to that … Continue reading

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Do It Anyway.

I think what scares me the most about TIME right now is how quickly it is flowing. It started when Owen was born, and the days were long with sleep deprivation and anxiety.. but then the weeks seemed to fly … Continue reading

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New Year, New Goals.

Until a few years ago, my new year resolution-setting was a study in perfectionism. Every year I’d make myself a To Do list of all the things I’d do to better myself in the coming year. I’d lose weight, tackle … Continue reading

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Living With A Sports Nut.

Owen is in the shower. He calls to me:  Mom, you know Dion Lewis? I answer: Um. No. Who is Dion Lewis? A sigh of exasperation. He speaks slowly, deliberately. You know, the Dion Lewis on the Patriots? Nothing. I have … Continue reading

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