Hail to the “Chief”

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My Grandpa didn't wake up this morning, and my heart is broken. He was not my "real" Grandpa - at least that's how some people would see it. He was my step mom's father, and thus, my step-grandpa. But that's not quite how I remember things. I remember meeting him when I was merely six years … [Read more...]

For the love of the (broken family) kids..

Why can’t people get their shit together? I’m just wondering.. I mean, aside from having postpartum depression and generally falling apart on a daily basis, I’m a pretty together person. One of the areas that I have ZERO patience for is parents who are unable to deal with each other in a … [Read more...]

An open letter to my daughter…

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Dear T, I know we’ve talked about this before, but I’ve always wanted to write down my thoughts for you.  There’s so much that I want for you in this life, and I want to share with you my hopes and dreams for all your years that lie ahead.  There is so much that I wish I’d known when I was your … [Read more...]