Archive For 28 January 2011

When fate solves the problem for you

When fate solves the problem for you

It’s been in the back of my mind, and sometimes overshadows everything else. What do I do? All the work and stress that comes along with trying to please two bosses and two kids has been overwhelming me, but try as I might I couldn’t figure out what to do. I even heeded my own…

Finding the time and the money to mother.

Finding the time and the money to mother.

Since last November when I started working two jobs to make the ends meet, it’s been almost as hard on my 13-year-old daughter as it has been on me. The long hours and the inattention when I am home make her feel a bit neglected: “You always say ‘Sorry, but I have to work.’” She’s…

Moving is difficult

Even when it’s just moving blog posts, it seems to be taking forever. Plus it looks like I didn’t blog for a couple of years there. Not true, but it’s a tedious process to move it over, especially after accidentally deleting files via FTP. It’s happening, albeit slowly. If only someone could pay me to…

Facing an Empty Nest

Facing an Empty Nest

A month ago, or so, I emailed Rachel and Dr. Leah over at Singlemommyhood with an article suggestion. And today they published a blip about me and this feeling of loss I’m facing as my son moves away. I originally posted about it on my personal blog, but really, it is a family issue. You…

Celebrating Solstice

Celebrating Solstice

Every year the kids’ school spends the week before Winter Break in a flurry of activities that culminate in what is simply known by the school community as Solstice. Each grade presents a song or a poem or a dance; something to celebrate the lengthening of days and return of the sun. It’s a proud…

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