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My Child Isn’t Perfect, But Here’s What I’ve Learned From Him

  This piece originally appeared on HavingTime.com My Child Isn’t Perfect, But Here’s What I’ve Learned From Him Last weekend my son and I joined my parents', my grandmother, and my sister's family in the White Mountains for our annual Fall weekend getaway. Our family has been partaking in this tradition for over a decade,… Continue reading My Child Isn’t Perfect, But Here’s What I’ve Learned From Him

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Sheer Determination

Pingback: Terrified, I tentatively face the unknown, realizing there is no more me Forevermore my thoughts and actions will concern the well-being of we, Weakness, hesitation, nor fear can stop me. You will always know the fight I fought for you, The unconditional love I have for you is found but far and few. To… Continue reading Sheer Determination

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Write Here Write Now

Pingback: Write here write now I sit grateful to finally have broken through a terribly frustrating bought of writer's block that lasted far too long. Write here write now I am up far too late, but terrified that if I give in to my heavy and sleep-filled eyes my inspiration will escape me once again,… Continue reading Write Here Write Now

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An Open Letter to My Mom

Pingback: https://blissandbunnytantrums.wordpress.com/2015/07/15/thank-you/ Dear Ma, I may not know a lot but I know a few things for sure. First of all, I owe you both an apology and a sincere thank you. I'm so very sorry for doubting you're instincts, which almost always proved to be spot-on. I'm so very sorry for being so hard on… Continue reading An Open Letter to My Mom

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Old Endings Into New Beginnings

At 33 I can count on one hand how many people I consider true friends and this list includes my husband. I'm perfectly content with my family and few close friends and never yearn for more. While I have been unbelievably lucky to meet new friends whom I've been able to develop deep, meaningful and… Continue reading Old Endings Into New Beginnings

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When Disastrous Yields Delight

Pingback: https://wordpress.com/post/perfectlyimperfect32com.blog/4827 At just twenty-six-years-old, my world crumbled around me. The facade of a life that I had been pretending to enjoy crumbled around me. The death of my beloved grandfather was shortly followed by my long overdue filing for divorce. At the time my son was just three-years-old. I was a stay-at-home-mom with no car,… Continue reading When Disastrous Yields Delight

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Tethered No More

Pingback: https://dailypost.wordpress.com/prompts/tether/ Today's prompt, tether, is a personal one for me. Typically our daily prompts inspire me to write essays or poems, but not today. When my son, Jack, was a brand-spanking-new-infant, my mother noticed a fleshy dimple of sorts at the top of his bum, right where his spine and bum met. A first… Continue reading Tethered No More

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When Paper Is So Much More

Pingback: https://poetscornerblog.wordpress.com/2017/06/22/paper-promises/ Paper is defined as: a material manufactured in thin sheets from the pulp of wood or other fibrous substances, used for writing, drawing, or printing on, or as wrapping material. To some, that's all it is; a means to an end, whether the end is wrapping a gift or jotting down a note. I'm… Continue reading When Paper Is So Much More