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Better Times [Poem]

Better Times [Poem]

We all have rough days. You know, those days you wish you could push away and leave behind. As I parent my kids, and especially as I walk through adolescence with my seventh-grade daughter, I’m frequently reminded of the heartache, the unkind friends, and those disappointing moments you wish you could change but can’t.

My Jewel [Poem]

My Jewel [Poem]

The past may hold us,
the future may change us,
yet something binds,
it holds and secures—

Memories, old and new,
combine to seal
and hold tight the grip—
the years cement.

Be #likeagirl – the Girl you Should be

What does it mean to “run like a girl” or to “throw like a girl?” What are the perceptions of yourself, your daughters, your mother and how to these affect how you view yourself and parent your children?