Category Archives: Kids

This is Me


As my friends and I grow closer to the big 3-0 I am seeing many a finely tapered heel digging into the ground in obstinate refusal.  It comes in many forms: Denial. “I don’t look 30, anyway.” Reassurance.  “30 is … Continue reading

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I am the face of stillbirth.


I recently shared my story at Faces of Loss, Faces of Hope.  You can read it here:   Faces of Loss, Faces of Hope There are so many heartbreaking stories on there, but they all have one common thread of … Continue reading

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Two Years Later


Here is a song I have always loved for our darling girl today.  It’s called Lullaby and was performed by Matt Costa and Jack Johnson for the Curious George soundtrack.  (F.Y.I. – great soundtrack for kids and parents!)

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Goodbye Binkie, My Old Friend


I have been relatively offline for the past month or so.  There was PAX, the fair, a huge garage sale, weekend trips, plus a lot of cleaning and renovating here at the homestead . . . turns out that being … Continue reading

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Easy Apple Cider


Well, despite the sweltering (to me) 80 degree weather, BK had been begging all week for some apple cider!  I think he inherited my love for autumn and me putting in movie after movie of family friendly Halloween movies didn’t … Continue reading

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Plastic – In Our Lives


I have begun a love affair with glass.  It began with my second son being born when we decided to use glass bottles instead of plastic.  Then I began canning and using old jars I found for art projects.  As … Continue reading

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I Yarn For You!


Ok, enough with the puns.  It’s been awhile since my last blog, because I’ve been spring cleaning (a little late) and crafting my butt off, among other excuses.  I have been seeing some yarn wrapped art lately in some circles … Continue reading

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