you always bring me flowers

The first flowers from our children are dandelions clutched so hard in their pudgy paws that the stems ooze yellow.

dandelion days

Mommy we picked you some beautiful flowers

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please don’t raise your children to be assholes

Most days I am charmed to death and encouraged by the young. But far too often I worry about what is going to become of too many of the ‘lucky’.

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soul sisters

It boggles the mind to think about how many different people our children have brought into our lives-friends we may not have ever met if it were not for them. And what a bonus when we see our children get close to the offspring of our life long friends.

But what if our children met a friend even before we met our children?

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