Category Archives: Parenting

Introducing My Girls to One Billion Rising

Yesterday, B’s class went to our local event of One Billion Rising, the worldwide gathering to protest violence against women. B was all about the flashmob dancing and the fun of being in a crowd, but some of the substance sunk … Continue reading

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Mom-to-Mom Connections: Getting Better and Better

I got to sit around for several hours the other day with another mom while our daughters took skiing lessons. We drank hot drinks and covered every topic under the sun — from teachers, gun ownership and Obamacare to husbands, … Continue reading

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Glowing with Girly Possibilities

Sitting on L’s bed last night, rubbing her shoulders, I got to take her in like breath. Long hair in a loose braid, strands falling out at every twist, little flower earrings, multiple bracelets around her wrist along with a … Continue reading

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Menarche and Menopause

This week, I’ve got a post over at the “Around the Bonfire” series at Gigi Ross’s kludgymom.com. Check it out and while you’re there, take a look around kludgymom as well. Gigi writes beautifully about parenting, while also guiding bloggers to success. … Continue reading

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A Season of Parenting Fades

With this week’s darker evenings,  the last few trees are a fiery yellow here in Santa Fe. We are slowly moving our lives inside, hauling the geraniums inside and covering patio furniture. All the things I used to love about … Continue reading

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Sometimes…moms are amazing.

For months, I’ve been trying to figure out how to write about a boy we know, Dillon, who is fighting horrible cancer. He and his mother Shari have been in Denver for months as he receives a bone marrow transplant. … Continue reading

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Playing With Fire…and Skunks!

After last week’s post about politics and different parenting styles, I started to think about about a story my husband tells. A story about how he once decided to have a skunk for a pet. It takes place in a time … Continue reading

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