Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Last Time

This was absolutely the last time. I shook my head, trying to clear the fog, hands clenched in my hair as my gaze flitted across the room, absorbing my surroundings; compounding my conviction. The scattered remnants, sprinkled with crimson protest, … Continue reading

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Malinda’s Liver and Onions (A Recipe for Life)

Have you ever met someone that was so amazing words just couldn’t possibly do them justice? Someone who, despite pitfall after pitfall, could maintain a positive outlook on their own life and still give freely of themselves to everyone around … Continue reading

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Capturing Motherhood

I found this amazing photography blog linkup and have been sitting it out for several rounds. This week I actually had the time to sit and extract the photos from my camera [ok, I lie… it’s only today that I … Continue reading

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The Magic of Jelly Beans (Part 3 of The Night He Broke My Heart)

If you missed the first two parts, they can be found here and here. ____________________ After dinner and after Braeden was off to bed, Donovan and I sat on the couch together sharing a bag of Jelly Belly jelly beans … Continue reading

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The Night He Broke My Heart Pt. 2

If you missed the first half of this story, you can find it here. It explains the events that led up to this point. ____________________ I was determined to get this child to talk to me. He tends to clam … Continue reading

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The Night He Broke My Heart Pt. 1

There have been many times when I have questioned whether we have taken the right path where Donovan is concerned.  I have never once settled into the idea that it’s just ADHD and that the medications will magically fix everything. … Continue reading

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The Toddler and the Lock.. An Un-Fairytale

Bathroom door lock? Meet toddler. Toddler, bathroom door lock. This isn’t the first time they’ve made nice. The last time, however, he locked himself in there with his baby brother, whom he has been known to maul (with love, of … Continue reading

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