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My Gen X Truths Have Crumbled

I’m in my 50’s (hence the blog name) and I’m a part of Gen X. Are you? Today I want to chat about how what I was taught that was important seems to have gone by the wayside and how … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day

This post goes out to all of you who celebrate or are celebrated on Mother’s Day. I hope that you have a peaceful day filled with love, laughter and hugs. I know we’re all on different paths, but I want … Continue reading

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Three Things

When my kids started school, I started a game called “Three Things” at dinner every night. The object was for all of us to share about our day and to open up conversations. Because I’d found that when I asked … Continue reading

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Solution For September Schooling?

As a parent, a former teacher, and someone with many friends still teaching and in the trenches trying to get ready for September, I have one important suggestion that may help everyone to embrace the uncertain changes. UNITE and LISTEN … Continue reading

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The Little Prince

Did you ever read the book called Le Petit Prince also known as The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry?  I read it long ago and I hadn’t read it to my kids.  I happened upon the movie on Netflix … Continue reading

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Divorced Mom Gratitude During Coronavirus

I am divorced for a couple of years now and I have primary custody of my kids for which I’m grateful.  While I never wanted the divorce, I appreciate all the good that has come out of it even though … Continue reading

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Rolling With Thanksgiving Weekend

My kids would say I am a control freak because I like to know where they are.  If wanting to know where my offspring is going makes me a control freak, then so be it.  But I don’t think I’m … Continue reading

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Momma Bear

My kids call me Mom, Mother, Momma or Mama sometimes, especially my older one.  Mom is the everyday way.  Mother is when they are aggravated by me.  Momma is used when they need that extra loving TLC.  That’s the word … Continue reading

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Plans Change

Plans change, so take comfort in knowing that life is full of change. – Janie Leeds Do you ever wake up and wonder how did I get here?  Do you ever think, this isn’t where I planned to be?  Well, … Continue reading

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