Who Am I to Interfere?

My 12 year old and I were chatting with a friend of ours last night and he told us a story about a successful entrepreneur who showed incredible signs of independence at a really young age. At the age of 6, he would get angry with his mother for waking him up in the morning […]

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Meet a Need

I love breast feeding and I am a huge advocate of extended nursing and child-led weaning. Anyone who is close to me knows the dogged determination with which I have pursued nursing relationships with all of my children. None were without difficulty, but we hung in there until we got over the hump and they […]

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Finding Myself in the Madness

I agreed to take my 3 small children, one not yet out of diapers, into the wild (well, not exactly – it was a homeschoolers group campout at a State Park) for 3 days of camping – no Dad. 2 days into it, we discover that there are severe thunderstorms storms on the rise. 90% […]

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Weathering the Storm

About 30 days ago, I made the decision to release all of my clients in my business and focus on my family and my own creation. I’ve known for some time that my business was not a creation of passion, but rather one of necessity. It served its purpose and was no longer supporting my […]

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Creating Memories

I have spent more hours than I care to admit focusing on my fears about what memories I have created for my children and how they will feel about me when they are grown. I know this sounds silly; after all, I spend most of my waking – and sometimes my sleeping – hours contemplating […]

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