Category Archives: Developing an Understanding

Texas – Where the rattlesnakes run like wild pigs

It’s amazing what appears when you are open. I was cleaning up a bit and a paper fell from a full journal I was moving.  As I went to tuck it back between the appropriate pages, I glanced to see … Continue reading

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A stick to beat the lovely lady

Why is it such a challenge for me to raise my hand and ask for help?  Why do I make it an internal battle to allow someone to do what I am fully capable of? My son would have had curtains … Continue reading

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Ahhh procrastination

Anyone can do any amount of work, provided it isn’t the work he is supposed to be doing at that moment.” ~ Robert Benchley Today brought the following randomness: If your plan is to hang curtains, it may not be … Continue reading

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After the storm

After a day filled with ups and downs, choices and consequences, attaboys and a behavior write-up at school, three nights of homework so we could attend the school concert tomorrow night, fierce hugs and fierce fits, attempted bargining over the amount … Continue reading

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Money lessons

Money lessons Little Man experienced this week… Continue reading

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Strings, sealing wax and other fancy stuff

He’s growing up folks.  I’m finding the many moments of absolute pride are tinged with bits of melancholy.  I know this is normal, it’s part of the process of raising an adult.  I don’t want to freeze him at any … Continue reading

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Do Over

Scene: Bath Time Background: Long night… late dinner… sharp words have been spoken… bed time looms… Mom’s mind is racing through the check list of all that still needs to be done…  Little man calls out to Mom.  She enters to … Continue reading

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