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Memoirs of Summer Learning
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Memoirs of Summer Learning

It started sometime last summer.  Over the last year, I moved within transition, a migration of sorts towards “better” in several areas of my life. In retrospect, a rigid complacency had set in, apparently for years, and I had lost a growth sense of ambition.   The…

July 22, 2018
The Fable of Balance, Revisited
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The Fable of Balance, Revisited

When I think of “balance,” an image of a scale comes to mind, a scale that is either being filled or is already carrying a load or two. One scale pan may be heavier; both may be equal. If a burden is added to…

July 15, 2018
For the Love of IKEA
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For the Love of IKEA

There is a maze where wondrous things happen. It’s a labyrinth of enchantment and sparkle, endless miles of marvel at every turn, festive and bright and bewitching, where people go in as strangers and leave out as…more acquainted strangers.   That funhouse, for me, is an IKEA superstore.   IKEA has a dubious, funny sort…

June 27, 2018
4 Well-Known Quotes That Can Be Applied to Parenting
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4 Well-Known Quotes That Can Be Applied to Parenting

I love to discover quotes and mold them to fit my life experiences. Since the bulk of my days consist of herding the preschooler and the toddler through the many hurdles of childhood, most of my personal interpretations of quotes involve what I can…

June 21, 2018
Kid-less For Summer
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Kid-less For Summer

It was a casual question that instantly spurned a lot of unrest inside me. The query wasn’t as complicated as I was making it out to be; yet, my response to that occasion was going to reveal unspoken truths about my trust, my authority, and my mothering. Was I willing to…

June 18, 2018
Giveaway: Big Box of Diapers Runs May 31-June 14
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Giveaway: Big Box of Diapers Runs May 31-June 14

3AM Mea is giving away one economy box of Pampers Baby-Dry® Diapers, valued at approximately $45.00, in any one size newborn-size 6 to a randomly-chosen winner who “shares” the giveaway link on Facebook or “retweets” the giveaway link on Twitter. The prize chosen is in packaging similar to that…

May 31, 2018
That Big Box of Diapers
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That Big Box of Diapers

When I was expecting Jrue, I didn’t truly know what to request when friends and family would ask what they should buy for the baby. I was entirely new to the idea of a baby and, then, he was a boy, the first on my generational line on…

May 30, 2018
Dreaming About Being Pregnant
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Dreaming About Being Pregnant

Allow me to preface this message with one surely emphatic, public notification of my own full cognizance: I am not pregnant. The reason I know I am not pregnant is because my cycle arrives every 25th day.   It’s like taxes.   Additionally, I will not become pregnant in…

May 9, 2018
No Kids Allowed, Part 2
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No Kids Allowed, Part 2

The hubs and I went on a vacation last week. Jrue and Jai stayed back in Georgia with my fantastic sister-in-law so that their weekday routine and cohesion could continue and so that mom and dad could attain some one-on-one level of renewal. On Monday night, we boarded a flight…

May 2, 2018