Monthly Archives: September 2012

Politics and Parenting: Both Require the Desire To Work Together

As I watch the election shenanigans, I’m struck again that both politics and parenting have two essential, but totally divergent, approaches to leadership. One view, represented in our family by my husband who was raised in a family of ranchers, … Continue reading

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A Scratch, a Story and Soup

A while back, a mom I know, a total Martha Stewart type, waxed poetic about the rituals her family has to make events special. I sighed and wrote the whole idea off. In the last few years, whooping things up … Continue reading

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A mother’s rest

  The kids are finally back in school. Their schools started way later than most. But now, the nights are cooling down and I’m finding a way back into writing. I’m not sure why I stopped. Besides the business of … Continue reading

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