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Real Threats

Fear is becoming one of my themes.  I’ve lived through some scarry s**t.  It’s hard to know what is something worth being afraid of and what isn’t, what is actually a threat and what is so unlikely as to be … Continue reading

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Kids Left to Their Own Devices

It amazes me how clever my kids are when they’re left to play without interference. Last year’s wading pool died, it cracked and went to the dump.  I haven’t yet bought this years wading pool.  PB & J were playing … Continue reading

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Parenting Books

For the most part I despise books telling me how to raise my kids.  Most of them have the common theme of, “Be afraid, be very afraid,” and try to pound in the idea that everything a mother does is going … Continue reading

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