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When Monsters Come Calling

I had a pretty traumatic experience a week ago (another time, another post). It was an experience with a real life monster.

What happened left me thinking about monsters. 551 more words


They are a changin...

The times, the seasons, the morning routines, the bedtime routines, the topography of my baby’s mouth…the season is making its slow descent into the open embrace of its cooler sister’s rise, and it feels like a whirlpool in the Walton house.  739 more words


Slowing Wonder Woman Down

My younger self would have seen this statement as a challenge and asked with a saucy smile, “Are you sure about that?”

This older and wiser version of me knows better and actually grieves the years I spent trying to be too many things to too many people. 291 more words


Five degrees of preparation.

We spent a great holiday weekend in Wisconsin at my parents’ with family and friends.  My family puts together a large bbq every year – with hay rides, bouncy houses and karaoke.   730 more words


Coming Home Again

We made it home in good time today, leaving early to beat the holiday traffic. Little Man spent half of the trip staring at me dreamily, half asleep. 319 more words