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Dawn Quyle Landau
Mother, Writer, treasure hunter, aging red head, and sushi lover. This is my view on life, "Straight up, with a twist––" because life is too short to be subtle! Featured blogger for Huffington Post, and followed on Twitter by LeBron James– for reasons beyond my comprehension.
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Other Mothers Among Us…. (Healing For Mother’s Day)
Also featured on Huffington Post: http://huff.to/1czN6nc Every year I’ve struggled with my emotions on Mother’s Day. My children have been fairly hit or miss in recognizing the day: from breakfasts in bed that, while not always edible, were priceless in … Continue reading
Posted in Aging, Awareness, Death of parent, Grief, Healing, Love, Mother's Day, Motherhood, Mothers Tagged #WPLongform, Dawn Quyle Landau, grief, healing, love, Mother's Day, mothers, Personal Growth, Tales from the Motherland 54 Comments
Warning: Severe sarcasm zone. Snarky tones abound. Enter at your own risk, and take most statements with a bag grain of salt. I have three children. My daughter, Principessa, is 24; my son, Middle Man, is 22, and the baby of … Continue reading
When I chose the name Tales From the Motherland, two years before I ever started blogging, I did so because I’d begun to realize that my entire life is informed and influenced by having raised my children. My role … Continue reading
Dear young mother at the park, Today I watched you stand by the bay, holding your baby boy, and I couldn’t take my eyes off of you. I’m not a stalker; I’m an aging mother, and seeing you there, touched … Continue reading
Posted in Aging, Awareness, Blog, Blogging, Daily Observations, Honest observations on many things, Life, Mother's Day, Mothers, Musings, My world, Parenting, Personal change, Tales From the Motherland, Women, Wonderful Things, Writing Tagged aging, Dawn Quyle Landau, Memories, Mother's Day, Motherhood, parenting, Tales from the Motherland, women 55 Comments
For Mother’s Day this year, we visited the Vancouver Aquarium. I hadn’t been in ages. Frankly, there are some things that I’ve long enjoyed that have simply fallen by the wayside, as my children have grown up. Zoos and aquariums … Continue reading
Posted in Beauty, Blog, Daily Observations, Honest observations on many things, Humor, Life, Mother's Day, Mothers, Musings, My world, Parenting, Writing Tagged belugas, dim sum, dolphins, Jellyfish, Mother's Day, orca whales, Stanley Park, Tales from the Motherland, Vancouver, Vancouver Aquarium 6 Comments