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Motherhood is the Job I Choose

In Mother Words Blog April 11, 2016

My 6-year-old son makes defiance his job while I feel like I’m failing at mine. The job I swore to…

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In Mother Words Blog April 4, 2016

There were three packages neatly lined up on my dining room table when I got home. My mother had brought…

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Today I Made the Decision to Forgive Someone

In Mother Words Blog March 28, 2016

Today I made the decision to forgive someone. Not my mother–I forgave her long ago. Not my father–there was never…

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The Intermittent Quiet

In Mother Words Blog March 14, 2016

My four-year-old insists on bothering me during quiet time. Over and over he emerges from his room to announce the…

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