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The honest truth

I have recently finished reading the seoncd book by Esther Walker called, “Bad Mother”. It was recommended by a friend who, like me, finds Esther’s honest account of parenthood refreshing. 733 more words

Gifted Children

Extreme Self Care

Extreme!   This is a word often associated with something negative.

Self Care!   This conjures up ideas of miserable exercise and eating your veggies.

What if we changed our perception of Extreme Self Care? 488 more words


Our Mother, Gone: Part I

Our mother,


before she arrived,

her life shaped by parents,

who went by the book,

not by the heart.




Unconditional distance. 74 more words

Daily Journal

greater than what we suffer

“We have to be greater than what we suffer!”

Its a part of a very powerful graduation speech given by Gwen Stacy in The Amazing Spiderman 2 movie. 312 more words


Not With A Bang...But With A Sigh

So as of Monday 2/23/2015 I was officially divorced..A day I originally was dreading, then in November I ended up being with a woman from my past then, it became a day I was looking forward to so me and her could have a life unencumbered. 269 more words

Writing Prompt #96 "Cacodemonomania" March 1, 2015

“Cacodemonomania is the pathological belief that one is inhabited, or possessed, by an evil spirit or entity.”- Wikipedia

Growing up I had a number of people express this fear to me. 88 more words

Mindlovemisery's Menagerie

Foul Play?

The skeletal key didn’t work, but the door opened wide. Dee wasn’t surprised knowing this old place was always unusual. People never knew what to expect. 241 more words