Category Archives: Adventures in Parenting

Oh of course….there’s still hockey!

Its been awhile since you’ve seen the fine hockey players in my house…here they are: Everyone is always asking me what I do with my time. Well, when I’m not painting, decorating, running the kids here and there or reading … Continue reading

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Highway Robbery

Today I got to do one of the really enjoyable parts of my job, for the last time. That is, I went to the annual meeting at the advisory committee I belong to (on behalf of my employer) for the … Continue reading

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The Road is Hard

Before I begin this post, I wanted to mention a couple of ‘admin’ type items. One is my new guestmap over there —–> I know where a lot of my blog buddies hail from but if you’d care to stick … Continue reading

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Dark Days of May – Part IV (Will this story never end?)

February 2001: If I get pregnant again I’m going to either have an abortion or kill myself. Stunned silence. Did I say that? Yes, I’m afraid so. I don’t know who was more surprised, me or the doctor I said … Continue reading

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Dark Days of May – Part III

Mary is my eldest sister. Even though she was almost 15 when I was born, and left home when I was about 3, we were very close. I suppose there are a couple of reasons for this. When I was … Continue reading

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Dark Days of May – Part II

Thankfully, on the home front, by June of ’99, Nicole was sleeping from about 8 P.M. to 3 A.M. Yes, this was huge. I started feel quite a bit better, just from having more sleep. She was nursing in under … Continue reading

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Dark Days of May

There is a shadow lurking in my psyche that always seems worse around this time of year. I will attempt to expunge it by blurping it all out on my blog! It will take a few posts. I don’t expect … Continue reading

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