Monthly Archives: May 2012

Important notice to my daughters, cc God

Dear girls (please take note, Great Being): Effective immediately, this is what I want: I want you two to do exactly what I tell you at all times. This is because I have carefully, painstakingly thought out the parenting of … Continue reading

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Trusting That I Can, Day 21: Mission Accomplished

These irises bloomed last week. They are an endless thrill. Another seed (or rather, bulb) that I planted just once but of which I get to reap the rewards year after year. I feel better. Less stagnant.  Something has expanded, … Continue reading

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Trusting That I Can, Day 20: Earning my keep

A big trust issue over here at my house is money. Making it, that is. I’ve never been good at it. Never. I could bore you with long sorry tales about my family’s beliefs about money. Cut to the chase … Continue reading

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Trusting That I Can, Day 19: Taking care of myself on Mother’s Day

  Last year, I thought I didn’t need recognition for Mother’s Day. So, when nothing happened, I had a huge, bad, one-of-my-all-time-worst meltdowns with the girls in the car. I’d been feeling only mildly resentful when at a red light, … Continue reading

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Trusting That I Can, Day 18: Loving what is right here

One of the things about trust is that it can easily turn into wishful thinking. “I trust that  things will work out (my way).” “I trust that abundance will flow into my life.” “I trust that everything is the way … Continue reading

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Trusting That I Can, Day 17: Thinking makes it so

I’m one of those people who, when asked how I am, wants to provide a comprehensive response. The five-minute analysis, complete with side-commentary. “Fine” just seems to cheat not only me, but you in our tiny interaction. You asked, therefore … Continue reading

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Trusting That I Can, Day 16: The donkeys

Recently, I took B and a friend for a walk up to see our neighborhood donkeys. The girls and I started these walks almost 12 years ago, with me pushing them in strollers. Technically,  we visit mules, but we’ve always called them … Continue reading

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