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On being different; one mama’s story

On being different; one mama’s story

When the experts said my son was fine, in my heart I knew there was more to the story.

A sick day shared with a spying hen

A sick day shared with a spying hen

Brynn’s fever broke in the middle of the night, so what I worried might be strep was just some vigilante virus using my daughter as a germ-hostel as it makes its way through the child population. We laid low today.  Books and jammies and blankets […]

My name is Julie and I’m a last-minute Christmas Shopper

My name is Julie and I’m a last-minute Christmas Shopper

Is it really procrastinating if you’re making a conscious effort to put something off until the last possible moment?

A Super Moon and a New Start

A Super Moon and a New Start

So yeah, I sort of dropped the blogging ball.  Again.

We don’t have to take sides

We don’t have to take sides

Our country may seem divided over the events of and following Charlottesville, but we don’t have to take sides.

When the world feels like it’s pressing in

When the world feels like it’s pressing in

The world has a way making us messy. Thankfully, with just a little effort and spontaneity, there is much we can wash away.