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Her Middle Name is Grace

Today I am guest posting at The Kir Corner.  My piece is entitled, “Her Middle Name is Grace.” Kirsten Piccini is a warm, genuine, kind-hearted soul. She’s a loyal reader and follower and we’ve known one another for a long time–we’ve … Continue reading

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The Death of a Teacher

the phone rings, the school principal calling. she tells me Izzy’s teacher has died. my insides crumple like wilted flowers i choke up and cry ugly tears, wiping snot on my shirt and all i can think is how i … Continue reading

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Bossypants, Pirates & Anxiety : SOC

 Today’s (Optional) Writing Prompt: What causes you anxiety? Not just stress but true anxiety. How does your body and mind generally deal with it? How do YOU deal with it? ********** Exhibit A: THIS causes me anxiety. And then this, … Continue reading

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In the Dark of Night

Today I am linking up with The Lightning & the Lightning-Bug for the prompt, “In the Dark of Night.” ************************************************** I tiptoe in to check on you, five crumpled dollar bills in my fist. You sleep hard, tangled up in sheets, … Continue reading

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If You Give Your Kid Your Camera…

If you give your kid your camera, She’ll want to take photos of her new toys. (Littlest Pet Shop) And if she takes photos of her toys, why, she’ll have to photograph herself as well! And because she is a princess, she’ll … Continue reading

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photo of izzy

i love this one. should have cropped it a bit, but i’m not the best with technical things.

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Some of my Fave Pics

Abby and Izzy at a neighbor’s BBQ a few weeks ago…. Izzy warmin’ up after a swim…. Izzy’s a flower girl! Abby giving Daddy a big ole’ smooch at Oakwood last weekend.

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Izzy + Paci = True Love 4 Ever

this morning i was explaining the broken paci situation to one of the girls’ teachers at school, L. i showed her that i’d cut them, emphasized that she might want to hold them even though she can no longer suck … Continue reading

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HUGE MILESTONE — Izzy and Her Pacifier

I think Izzy is finally really done with her pacifier. Last night at bedtime, she handed me her two “broken” pacifiers and said, “Here, Mommy. Take Izzy’s pacis.” So I did. We gave hugs & kisses goodnight and left the … Continue reading

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sleeping children are the best.

izzy sleeping…. and Abby sleeping…

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