Category Archives: Motherhood

Does size matter?

Daughter:  Your brain is small. Mom:  What? Daughter:  Yeah, your brain is small. Too small for the big ideas and inspiration. Mom:  My brain is small? Yeah: Yeah. Do you know dog and cat brains….

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The word of the day is: vulnerability.

I’m the drill sergeant of the house. I bring order and strictness and I strive to do so fairly. But I’ve stayed away, peaking in only when things reach intolerable levels. Mostly because lying in the past are huge issues … Continue reading

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Life begets Life

Ten years ago, today, I was lying in a hospital bed. Sore and waiting as the contractions slowed down having attached myself to the great tree of life, I surrendered to the ebb of all that was. We three be … Continue reading

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My children are colorblind. I find it interesting that somehow I have managed to raise colorblind children. I never fully believed that it was possible. I was taught that race was something innate in the human species, that each one … Continue reading

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Mother and Memories

The kitchen has been my direct connection to my mother. It was in the kitchen she talked to me, told me tails of her childhood, her life story and I have come to understand it. It was where she felt … Continue reading

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Live Life as if There Were No Tomorrows

I am nowhere near close to finished in my life’s work of just 37 years on this big beautiful blue-green planet. But Monday, January 5th, I almost answered another call, one of death and eternal sleep. It wasn’t like any … Continue reading

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Yuletide Greetings to You from Me

It’s not writer’s block this time. I’ve been chewing on what to say this year that’s either profoundly Pagan in nature about Yule or more focused towards being a Pagan mother. I’ve come up as bare as a leafless tree … Continue reading

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