Category Archives: motherhood

Clean Up on…the Couch, the Floor, and my Feet

I’m sitting in the bathroom, watching Kid Pilgrim play in the tub.  It’s not his regular bath time right now.  But he did just throw up orange juice with banana bits on the couch, the floor, and my feet.  So, … Continue reading

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Lesson: Fast Food Will Not Make Me Feel Better

I’m having a great and bad day today.  I won’t go into the melancholy that always arrives every year on this day, because I have nothing new to offer to the dialogue. KidPilgrim is 2 1/2 years old now, and … Continue reading

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Just the Four of Us…

I’ve been waiting for a “good” time to write about the birth of BabyPilgrim.  What I’m learning (or, re-learning every day) is that there is no “good” time.  There is only time.  And since August 9th, most of that has … Continue reading

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I’m Still Here

I’ve thought about writing here more often, but when I sit down to write, the same thing comes out every time, and I’m sure it’s nothing folks want to read.  But, then, I’ve always said that folks should write for … Continue reading

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Why Not Smile?

Before I had a child, I thought I’d be an awesome mother.  I’d love my child, have fun with them, inspire them, and have an infinite amount of patience with them.  After all, I wanted a child.  And if you … Continue reading

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My Super Secret Project

Sorry I haven’t been writing much lately.  I’m having a tough time.  I shouldn’t be.  But I am. See, a month ago, I was getting my mojo back.  I was exercising, tracking my food, getting ready for the holidays, and … Continue reading

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In Which I Respond To the Worriers

Apparently, I hit a nerve with some folks on my last post.  Several people messaged me, concerned that I was pining away after another fellow, and unhappy with my marriage. Let me assure you, I’m happy.  Honestly! I love The … Continue reading

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