Mother and Son

In The Family

Parenthood: High Risk

What were you doing seven years ago?  I was high as a kite on morphine, waiting for my first child to arrive, ready to enter that grand world…

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In The Family

Christmas Memories

I’m not big on Christmas.  I’m not a Grinch or anything, I’m just…apathetic.  As with pretty much every holiday (birthdays, Valentine’s Day, Easter, etc), I could take it…

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Uneven road

In The Family

Bricks of Gold

The great injustice of death is if its survivors cease to continue living for fear of it. Half of my family is in Heaven.  In 2011, my daughter…

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Husband and Wife

In The Family

To Be Known

The two-year anniversary of my husband’s death was this week, and I’ve been reflecting on our relationship.  Ours was not an epic romance fit for the Lifetime channel,…

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In The Family

A Perspective on Mornings

If you’re a parent, or just someone who cruises the internet frequently, you’ve probably seen that funny little graphic comparing Saturday mornings of parents vs. non-parents. As a mom…

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In The Woman

How Robin Williams Inspired Me

The internet has been flooded with countless articles about Robin Williams since his death yesterday. People listing off their favourite movies of his, quotable quotes, confused ponderings on…

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