Author Archives: janieleeds

Covid Was Here

I’ve been quiet lately because Covid hit our house. Only one of us was down with it and he quarantined in his room for 10 days while the rest of us stayed clear and I delivered everything he needed to … Continue reading

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Gone Too Early

A classmate from high school passed away and through social media, we all learned of her passing. It was sudden, yet nobody seems to know the reason she died. And while I understand it’s none of anybody’s business, I still … Continue reading

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Ideas To Help New Year Blues

The past few years have been tough, so it’s no wonder that some of us are having a soggy moment lately. The worry and fear mongers with the virus etc. hasn’t been easy to handle for anyone. Now that the … Continue reading

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A Restful Sunday

Well, I spent yesterday taking down Christmas. It’s the first year that I didn’t wait until January 6th to do it, but I felt quite done with it all. Now that it’s cleaned up, I feel a bit more back … Continue reading

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2022 Who Knew?

Happy New Year my friends. I hope you had a good night last night. What did you do? Did you go to a party or just stay home and relax? The kids and I got take out, but we didn’t … Continue reading

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Good Parenting Read

I found this on social media and had to share it with you because it made so much sense to me that I felt it might help other parents. I hope you enjoy it. “My Mom did not sleep. She … Continue reading

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I Guess That’s Why They Call It The Blues

I had a blue Christmas. I hope yours was better. I understand that kids have a tough time navigating holidays with divorced parents. What amazes me is that their narcissist father still pulls the strings even though they resent him … Continue reading

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The Blues At Christmas

It’s been quiet here at chez Leeds. One is finishing his exams for the semester and the other one is still job hunting. I’m trying to get ready for Christmas but for some reason, I’m not really into it anymore. … Continue reading

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Rest In Peace

My friend called me this morning. Usually we talk every afternoon, but when the phone rang before 10am, I wondered why. She let me know that when she woke up this morning, she found that her husband had passed during … Continue reading

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