Category Archives: Children

On Being an Introvert-And the Crash and Burn

Have you noticed how I haven’t posted in awhile? It was always my intention with this blog to write when necessary, when I needed a good dose of self-reflection (which, I hope, leads to self-acceptance). And since I haven’t written … Continue reading

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On Being an Introvert and Parenting, aka Not My Problem!

I have three children. If children are part of your life in any way (i.e. as a parent, aunt/uncle, grandparent, friend, work-related, etc.) you know that children are beautiful, energetic, powerful forces of nature. When I look at my children, … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life…

I hate to clean. Actually, I can’t stop myself from cleaning, not like an OCD-type of compulsion, but almost. With three kids, multiple pets and a husband, my house is a mess. And, you know what? I really, really hate … Continue reading

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Year In Review. So, What Happened?

First of all, Happy New Year! I hope 2013 brings you peace, health, and happiness. As we look to the future, let’s also reflect on the past. What happened in my 2012? Many, many things, in fact. My daughter started the fifth grade, and … Continue reading

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Is It Okay To Be Happy This Holiday Season?

With parents suffering the loss of their babies, children suffering the loss of their parents, rapes, wars and hatred running rampant, can we be happy this holiday season? If we are, is that okay while so many others suffer? As I … Continue reading

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One Year In And Still Going Strong

On October 12, 2011, my first work of fiction was published by Soul Mate Publishing. Trust of the Heart is a contemporary romance novella that is, simply, a sweet (and sensual!) love story. It’s about trusting your heart when your … Continue reading

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Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This…)

I am a person prone to nightmares. They started en force when I was in graduate school. The subject of terror was spiders, occasionally snakes, and they were always, always coming at me while I slept. As life has moved on and I morphed … Continue reading

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