Category Archives: Motherhood

The Earring Thief

~ Note: Since I was absent last week on this blog, the following is my feeble attempt at recapping two VERY LONG weeks in one short(ish) post. Monday Morning “Honey, have you seen my earrings?” I yelled down from upstairs. … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Crib

~ “The sky is falling! The sky is falling!” ~ Chicken Little The long day had about come to an end and I was finally taking a moment to rest. At 8:30 p.m. I had safely tucked my 2-year-old into … Continue reading

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N-O-T-H-I-N-G.

Fifteen there’s still time for you Time to buy and time to choose Hey fifteen, there’s never a wish better than this When you only got hundred years to live Five For Fighting – 100 Years ~ My children are … Continue reading

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Escape

Often, my life seems to revolve around two things: Getting both my older children to their activities, and Making sure my youngest is out of trouble. You might think that the former would be the most time consuming, but in … Continue reading

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Dr. Jekyll and Mrs. Run-and-Hyde

~ Oh, what a beautiful Mornin’. Oh, what a beautiful day. I’ve got a beautiful feelin’, everything’s goin’ my way. ~ From the 1955 Musical ‘Oklahoma’ Earlier (very earlier) Today It is 5:30 a.m. (Yes – a.m., NOT p.m.) and … Continue reading

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Tick-Tock (and shoo bop shoo wadda wadda yipitty boom de boom)

~ “The only reason for time is so that everything doesn’t happen at once.” Albert Einstein ~ My kids have been looking forward to the last day of school for a couple weeks now. To them, the last day of … Continue reading

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A Bedtime Story

Bedtime for my two-year-old is becoming increasingly difficult these days. We got lucky for a while, because we could read him a book, snuggle a bit, say nighty-night and down he’d go. Of our three children, my youngest has always … Continue reading

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Mommy’s Time Out – A Reflection on Before, During and After

When our kids are not following directions, arguing and in general acting cranky – sometimes I use a time out to help them reflect on their bad behavior. Often On occasion I’ve noticed that quite possibly, I’ve been in need … Continue reading

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Conversations with Myself

View looking out of my home office OK, Kate. Don’t freak out. Keep calm. Yes, you have a lot to do. Yes, you have a lot on your plate. But stay positive. You can do it! Oh, my goodness… no … Continue reading

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Asking for Help

I need your help. Yet, I’m not very good at asking for help. In fact, most of the time occasionally, when people do try to help me, I may go as far as to take offense. I know this is … Continue reading

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