Monthly Archives: August 2011

No Such Thing

I’ve never thought I was a perfect parent. There is no such thing. I always knew there would be ways each of you would find me lacking somehow; I just couldn’t know what they would be. Chances are I never … Continue reading

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Unintentional Pressures

One of my deepest hopes as a mother was that you children would have good, supportive and connected relationships with each other. The kind that would endure despite life changes, conflicts, distance, time, and differing opinions… I certainly hope that … Continue reading

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Shocking News

Moms are people. *gasp!* In your eyes, we are adults and as such have all the answers and are always strong. When you are young, we carry the burdens and make the choices you aren’t ready to take on yet. … Continue reading

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Always There

I’ve had a lot of time to think about mothering and the many ways my support for you has been evident. Given where we lived, driving figures heavily in my memories. I’ve written a memory for each of you that … Continue reading

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