Monthly Archives: January 2011

My new idol: Mary Poppins

Last night for family movie night we watched Mary Poppins. Of course my own childhood viewing means that I can sing “A Spoonful of sugar” or “Chim Chiminey” with some excitement. However, this viewing of Mary Poppins from the adult … Continue reading

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Some days, I feel like I suck

And today is one of those days. Well, this week, actually, is one of those weeks where I feel like I suck as a mother. Not really because of something that I’ve done but because our boys’ behavior is just. … Continue reading

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To cheer or not to cheer, that is the question

I grew up in a household where we didn’t watch sports on TV. The cheer team at my high school was made up of only girls. And, in comparison to the dance and drill team, those cheerleaders received little, if … Continue reading

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2011: The Year of Belief

Happy New Year! Conversations with my online writing group, as well as information I read in Sage Cohen’s Path of Possibility newsletter, inspired me to choose one word to define my writing life this year. I found what Sage wrote … Continue reading

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