Musings and Happenings

668 Before and After Children

668 Before and After Children

  Before having children, I thought:• My children and I would hold hands and stroll leisurely along.• Parenthood would transform my husband and m...
144 Body Judgements

144 Body Judgements

Yesterdaywhile shoppingI was thinking about bodies.I watched them stroll bysome slowsome fastbut not fast enoughto avoidmy relentless judgements....
779 780 Stay-at-home Dads

779 780 Stay-at-home Dads

    I've been a mother for over 16 years, not a huge amount of time, but long enough that I'm not nearly as enthusiastic about parenting issues a...
046 Guilt

046 Guilt

I used to feel guilty all the time.

Now I only feel guilty most of the time.

Progress!

Newsletter, Love/Hate

Newsletter, Love/Hate

Hi all,I've had a love/hate relationship with this newsletter.I'm currently in the love phase. I love a good love phase, don't you?When I was in th...
Insomnia

Insomnia

I should've been a lawyer.I fit the role perfectly,except for all the studying,and rules I'd have to follow.
Call Mother

Call Mother

  And there she is again,your mother,inside of you,forcing words out of your mouth,words, you promisedyou'd never utter. What to do? Fight it,fig...
278 Trustworthiness

278 Trustworthiness

  I've been on the up side lately. Yay! It's much more pleasant on this side than the one below. Did something happen? No. Although maybe the sta...
706 What's Mine Is Not Mine

706 What's Mine Is Not Mine

  In my house,there are more pensthan a small office supply store.A handful of the above mentioned pens are mine.They're for drawing, they're exp...
107 Self-help

107 Self-help

  Self-help books are my weakness.During the read,I'm convinced that I'll becured of all that ails me.And what ails me?Being human, and all of th...
006 On The Rebound

006 On The Rebound

  Breaking up,even when it's for the best,expected,warranted,can feel like rejection. Seemingly incapableof that which comes easily to others. In...
404 Correct

404 Correct

  Being open minded,work, work, work,negotiating with a stubbornness,who asks that I be firmin my stance,that I am correct,and not in need of cor...