Tag Archives: motherhood

A Lady in France : A Review

Jennie Goutet is not only my friend, but also the author of a brand new memoir: A Lady in France. Her book appealed to me on multiple levels, and I’ve always been drawn to Jennie’s openness and honesty when it … Continue reading

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Top 10 Things Every Parent Should Keep in the Car

Last week reminded me that it was time to (re)stock my car with some essential items. One of the girls came down with a stomach bug and nearly got sick in the car. Fortunately  I had a few things to … Continue reading

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The Twins Turn Eight!

Eight years ago today, this is what I was doing (and four years ago today, I blogged about it at my old place. Click over to see that birthday post!):   Dear Abby & Izzy, On this day eight years … Continue reading

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Listen To Your Mother : A Week of Firsts

  **This is the piece I wrote for and read aloud in The Listen To Your Mother Show : Kansas City last Saturday night. Many people who weren’t able to attend have been asking to read the essays, so here’s … Continue reading

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Busy & Listen To Your Mother:Kansas City

Many of you know I’ve been rather busy. Some of you know I’ve been a bit down. But I’m turning things around. I’m a firm believer in talking about problems and learning how to deal with them. In other news, a … Continue reading

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Shot At Life : Motherhood

Motherhood. It’s the toughest job in the world, but also the most rewarding. My three daughters are all medical miracles and I don’t know what I’d do without them. The days they were born are among the happiest of my … Continue reading

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Listen To Your Mother Kansas City!

I’m thrilled to announce that the Listen To Your Mother Show is coming to Kansas City on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at Unity Temple on The Plaza! Please mark your calendars and plan to enjoy an incredible evening … Continue reading

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From Pain Comes a Gift

Molly Shalz is a working mama to two beautiful and sweet boys, four-years-old and 2 1/2. They certainly keep her on her toes! Molly began blogging in December 2006 when she realized how much she missed writing. An online journal seemed … Continue reading

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Rooted in Writing, Committed to Life

                          Tara Pohlkotte lives in Wisconsin with her husband and two children.  She writes about life, motherhood, and memories at Pohlkotte Press. To get a feel for Tara’s … Continue reading

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Crumbs and Secrets

This is fiction. Enjoy?! ****** We sit outside at the cafe. I’ve got a cigarette in my shaking hand. With his mouth full of food he says, “I promise I’m not trying to get in your pants.” I inhale deeply … Continue reading

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