Tag Archives: family

Time Heals – slowly

Two years ago I wrote a post in early May. It was just before Mother’s Day and I was struggling with the worries and fears for my daughter and her partner. We were excited and fearful all in one breath. … Continue reading

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It’s Monday! What are you Reading? middle grade fiction

I have returned to reading middle great fiction. I love reading books at this level. I think because it is where I did most of my teaching and know this age of children so well. I also love the leap … Continue reading

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Day 23 – Slice of Life Challenge – Families, eating, chatting and books

Families, eating, chatting and books – Long ago when we were a young family I thought about how I wanted my children to be readers, how I loved the idea of sitting and talking with my children about books, the … Continue reading

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Family Diversity

We gathered this last week like so many families to share a meal and conversation. We gathered both my family of origin and my husbands family of origin – at least parts of each. We all look similar. A few … Continue reading

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Playing with Family History

  We were sneezing, coughing, laughing and sighing. We were at our family reunion. This reunion is a bit different than most. Yes, we did gathered at the home town of our Grandfathers and Grandmothers did the potluck with way … Continue reading

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