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Freckles and All

I hated my freckles when I was little. They were unwelcome stains across my face, on my chest, covering my arms. My best friend had long, straight Marcia Brady hair and perfect, pale skin. I was all unruly red curls … Continue reading

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Love Is Love Is Love

Dear Ones, these are probably the most important words I have ever shared with you. Some of you know, some of you are wondering, some of you are speculating. Today, I’m here to clear the air, to tell the story … Continue reading

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College Boy

Seventeen short years ago, I reeked of spoiled milk. Our firstborn was a spitter-upper of epic proportions. We always advised friends and family to hold him facing outward, or they’d inevitably end up with formula stains down their backs. In … Continue reading

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Two States, Three Years

Moving to two different states within three years is rife with challenges. The biggest one for me? Bigger, even, than finding new doctors and supermarkets and navigating school politics and back roads? Loneliness. Gus and I sat by ourselves at … Continue reading

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Hands Free Mama: A Book Review

I was first introduced to Rachel Macy Stafford when she posted “A Letter to My 16-Year-Old Son” on the “Hands Free Revolution” Facebook page. I was astounded and overwhelmed by the instant increase in my blog traffic simply because she … Continue reading

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Changing Course

I’ve been MIA for awhile, I know. But I have a good excuse. Moving across five states with four kids, two dogs, and a guinea pig is not for sissies. It takes a great deal of time, patience, and money … Continue reading

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