Tag Archives: Motherhood

Rumors Of My Demise… (an unplanned tutorial in blogging, and explanation for my disappearance)

Ok, rumors may be a gross exaggeration. I’m not sure anyone is really reading this blog anymore; I’ve barely written anything in months. There would need to be an audience, for there to be rumors. And demise may be a … Continue reading

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Blink: A Mother’s Heart

  THEN….                                    AND NOW! In the past months I’ve written words and more words… in my head. I’ve written about the lengthening days … Continue reading

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So Your Kid’s Graduating From High School… Listen Up!

 Note: I wrote this when my youngest son, Man Cub, was getting ready to graduate high school. I’d been there before; I thought I knew what I was in for. Now, two days before he graduates from college, the world … Continue reading

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The Mother of All Heartbreaks

Dear readers, I have been working on a piece for days… but mostly, I’ve been working on a lot of things, and getting no where! However, I got an invite to contribute something to the Today show Parenting Team site … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: Rainy Day Thoughts

If you are inspired by this photo, or would like to read more stories in the collection, check out Rochelle Wisoff-Fields’ blog Addicted To Purple. Rochelle organizes this weekly challenge, that keeps me hooked. She also provided this week’s photo … Continue reading

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A Few Things I Forgot… About Being A New Mother

My daughter, my eldest child, just had her first child– a baby boy. They live in Israel, and I flew over for his birth and to help afterwards. What was meant to be a two-week trip, became 4 and I … Continue reading

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(A Long and Slightly Rambling Post That Serves As:) The Best Apology Ever

In the past several weeks, have I: Written something?    Um, nope. Read something?      Nope. Maybe a few sentences before I fall into a coma each night. Take a shower– other than the kind you take just to cool … Continue reading

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The Bucket List Experience You Can’t Buy

Note: I’ve been MIA lately, aside from my weekly Friday Fictioneer stories. I’ve been in a rut, struggling to get things written. It’s not for lack of inspiration; I’ve got lots on my mind these days! However, it seems that … Continue reading

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On Becoming a Mother… After 25 Years As a Mom

It’s that “Empty Nest” issue again- rearing it’s head like a unflattering shadow that you can’t shake. You notice that it doesn’t look the way you want or think it should: following you around looking chubbier, not standing up as … Continue reading

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Graduation Day… or, On Becoming a Lobster

Little Man, stepping off into a big, bright future. On June 7, 2014 my youngest child, Little Man, walked across the stage at a local college gymnasium and got his high school diploma. As it was when his older sister … Continue reading

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