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Lockdown Drills

Heartbroken. My little sweetpea told me very excitedly today: “MOM! Guess what! Tomorrow we’re going to have a Lockdown Drill at school!” Her innocent little heart knows that a lockdown drill is “in case of intruders” in her school, but fortunately, she has no idea of the type of devastating horror that said intruders are [...]
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Tell Me You Love Me

I can’t get enough of Demi Lovato’s song, “Tell Me You Love Me”. In an age where music is available at the swipe of a finger on our phones, I could count on one hand how many times I’ve gone to the store to buy a CD. The first time I heard this song was […]

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Sometimes I Let My Child Fall

“Get down from there!”  “Stop Running!” “Look both ways before you cross the parking lot.” These are phrases I say on a daily basis with hopes of keeping my kids safe. My number one priority is to protect them physically and emotionally. I try my best to shield them from pain at all cost. As […]

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Not Enough

I have a child who has “quirks” as I tend to call them. I don’t often say disabilities because labels suck, but more so, we’ve been through about 8 diagnoses, only a few of which have stuck. Who knows where we’ll be a year from now. I was fortunate because in my job, I work […]

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To the Child Mine Will One Day Marry

Sweet Child, Whoever you are. I thought of you today. Today, amidst puzzle pieces, and fruit snacks, and one hundred fifty lego pieces and in between a thousand laughs, 4 dirty diapers, and a nap time that seemed much too short, you came to mind. I don’t know why, but the thought of you came […]

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