Category Archives: Motherhood

Dear Lady Jane: do not take me for granted!

Listen girl.  I love you, but I need you to think about some things. #1. You might feel like you are little, but you have a lot of power.  If you treat someone well, they feel good; if you treat … Continue reading

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Where on earth…

… have you been??? I know, I know, and I’m sorry.  Some things have had to give, you know? I am thinking through a great many things the past couple of weeks. Adorable. On doing too much: In my small … Continue reading

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Rethinking parenting pressures

I’m beginning a collection of courses offered by Brené Brown called “Kitchen Table Wisdom,” beginning with “The Gifts of Imperfect Parenting.” The entire collection is about rethinking the pressures we put on ourselves and our kids. In case you want to … Continue reading

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Dear Lady Jane: please cut out the attitude!

Dear Lady Jane, When I was about your age, maybe a bit older, I’d often be in the front seat of the car with my dad on Sundays.  He would have circled the garage sale ads that he was interested … Continue reading

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Let’s do some good!

“If you want to lift yourself up, life up someone else.” ~ Booker T. Washington We were facing 18 days of uninterrupted Sweet Girl time with not much planned… aka, I was very afraid.  I needed structure! So I first … Continue reading

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On the phases of life

It seems like a big shift is coming.  Sweet Girl is finally at an age where I feel most similar to who I was and where I was in life before I got pregnant.  That’s about 9 years! I guess … Continue reading

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