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Thank you, Stacia! I love that we can keep connecting on it. <3

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Thank you, Nicole!


Pink Heart Earrings Are for Boys Too
Thank you, Russell. Do you have a link for your piece? I’d love to read it. It is very hard seeing the world shut down creative identity. I’m so glad you’re supporting your kids in honoring themselves. I wish I had been raised that way.


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Kelly, I am so glad we found each other again. I remember you from last time. Can we connect on FB?


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Thank you, Elaine. I did a lot of crying in front of and with them once school was out. They weren’t sure how to feel, so seeing my sadness helped. You are right about the sharing of grief. I’m glad I stayed open.


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Yes, very true. We need to be able to share.

I am so glad you love the parenting. It is very unnatural to me; a constant battle to be kind. Even now I am struggling not to be angry about crumbs and drips and kids who refuse to listen the first or second or third time.

I look forward to each task they learn to complete on their own. Each bit of independence. But I am also working hard to enjoy the other moments. Books are almost always a win. Sharing stories fills my heart. 🙂


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I think, here, there have been longer stretches in between the beautiful moments despite my constant reframing. The kids are pushing boundaries, I have been dealing with some background noise, and there is the running to and fro. Mama, we need a break.


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