Monthly Archives: June 2011

In search of lost competence – Part 1

These days, my mind is working faster.  I mysteriously seem to come up with solutions more effortlessly. It may be that the children are older, it may be the beginning of menopause (have I mentioned that I am an OLD … Continue reading

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To the river

The girls and I went rafting for three days just as school ended on the Chama river in northwestern New Mexico. The river is a fairly calm one, good for kids, excellent for a hyper mother’s nerves, and the scenery … Continue reading

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Thanks for the memories

The other day at the grocery store, an employee manning the food sample area was winking and goofing with a two-year-old sitting in her mom’s grocery cart. She had pigtails high up on her head, a pink outfit, giant orange … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Job

Recently, I took both my girls to a mother-daughter circle. Pre-motherhood, I used to love going to events that delve into the soul, but B and L have never done anything like it, and they have little interest in deep, … Continue reading

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