Category Archives: single mom

Book Review: Traveling Mercies

Anne Lamott’s Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith is one of those books that came into by hands by chance right when I needed it.  In other words, one of those many tiny miracles.  I’ve dog-eared the heck out of it … Continue reading

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My First Childless Christmas Night

I got home before the tears fell.  Thank God for that.  They threatened to spill the entire drop off and back. The house is littered in bits of wrapping paper, pie crumbs, flattened bows, deflated stockings.  And it is achingly, … Continue reading

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Dear Santa

My little Poka Bear handed this to me tonight.  He’s not really so little anymore, 10 in just a few days.  I know he’s partially trying to make sure he gets that tablet he really wants.  Pretty clever to ask … Continue reading

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