Category Archives: patience

Lying Liars and the Lies They Lie About

Thursday, February 28th 2019                 Even FOX NEWS drilled into this point: Fox News Host Calls Out Rep. Jim Jordan For Cherry-Picking Michael Cohen’s Testimony   (Yes this piece is by HuffPost but … Continue reading

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Hang in There Mom

Wednesday, February 27th 2019

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At Rise: For You Mommy

Thursday, February 21st 2019 AT RISE: It is 7:30am. Girl Child climbs in bed where mom is sleeping. CJ: [Whispering.] Mamma. [Pause.] Mommy? I have something to show you. Mom: [Mumbling] Hmm… [opens eyes slightly]. CJ: See? It’s a dead … Continue reading

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D&D in Da House

Wednesday, February 20th 2019   “Dad?  My friends and I were wondering if you could lead us on a little quest, you know,  so we can build up some points…” Now, I don’t know anything about Dungeons and Dragons except … Continue reading

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Another Magical Time with ClaraJane

Thursday, Feb 7th 2019   Hard to believe these dental trips might end up among happy memories from this childhood, but they just may.   ClaraJane is surprisingly chipper after having anticipated THE 100TH DAY OF SCHOOL for weeks and … Continue reading

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At Rise: The Secret of Life

Thursday, February 7th 2019 AT RISE:  After an unusually stressful night, Gavin is looking like a brand new shiny chipper Boy this morning as he climbs in the front seat of the car.  ClaraJane is in the back. Mom:  Wow.  … Continue reading

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Parenting: Self-Actualized, Competent, Capable, Confident Adults

Wednesday, February 6th 2019   As I am now on a journey to better understand how to deal partner with helicopter parents, I came across this wonderfully inspiring and succinct overview of How to Raise an Adult by Standford Dean … Continue reading

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