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Welcome, Scary Mommy Readers!

If you’re arrived here via Scary Mommy today you’ve been kind enough to read my guest post there today on the power of rituals in a family’s life. Thank you, thank you, thank you! I started blogging 6 years ago as many mothers do – as a brain dump to all the ideas, emotions, and …

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So We Beat On

“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.” – F. Scott Fitzgerald I fell in love with The Great Gatsby in high school. It swept me up and away. I read the last line over and over to myself, a perfect one line poem. It even became the quote I …

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Did You Have A Childhood Pet?

Every Saturday in 2013 I’ll be sharing a post for the Mom Before Mom project. The goal is to tell the stories of life before motherhood, the stories which root the woman in every mother. So much of memory keeping is focused on capturing our children’s experience but what of our own? Who will capture …

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