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Accepting Children As They Are, Not As We’d Like Them To Be

I’m reading a book called Everyday Blessings:  The Inner Work of Mindful Parenting by Myla and Jon Kabat-Zinn.  I may post more on it later, but one chapter really struck me, and I couldn’t wait to discuss it. The book opens … Continue reading

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Mommy Dearest Called

My husband and I are moving back to my hometown in three weeks, and I am not at all sure this is a wise thing to do.  But it seems to be the best option we have at the moment, … Continue reading

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How My Mother-In-Law Sees Her Son

I wrote a couple days back about how Cujo’s father has erroneous perceptions of his son as a lazy vagabond.  Well, this morning his mother caught me by surprise in her perceptions of Cujo. I was waiting while she finished … Continue reading

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My Mother-In-Law is Coming to Town

And I didn’t know about it.  Remember how I posted a week ago about how I was out-of-town and missing my husband?  Well, while I was gone, he set up a week-long visit for his mother, coinciding with his week-long … Continue reading

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Wishing My Mother Wasn’t A Compulsive Spender

My mother called me today.  She chatted for a few minutes before saying, “I have good news and I hope you’re happy for me.” I wondered what could be so awful she’d have to ask me to be happy for her.  She … Continue reading

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