Should We Really Avoid Pain At All Costs?

Here in America, the trend seems to be avoiding pain at all costs....more
Kathy KAgreed. Facing pain can hurt, be intimidating, and overwhelming. more

Should We Really Avoid Pain At All Costs?

Here in America, the trend seems to be avoiding pain at all costs....more
ladyjbeautyadviI am absolutely for learning by experience(s). more

Lost in Loneliness and Betrayal

Should be the season for joy, love, and celebration. I have my four children with me to celebrate, and we have been blessed manifold, by friends and others surrounding us. However, on the eve of Christmas, I have pools of tears to share, feeling alone and feeling betrayed....more
PardonMyRandomnessThank you so much for your encouragement. All the best to you!! more

Lost in Loneliness and Betrayal

Should be the season for joy, love, and celebration. I have my four children with me to celebrate, and we have been blessed manifold, by friends and others surrounding us. However, on the eve of Christmas, I have pools of tears to share, feeling alone and feeling betrayed....more
macproteaThank you so much for your encouragement, Linda. more

Let It Go

The character, Elsa, in Disney's "Frozen," sings this piece - "Let It Go" more than once. She admits to bottling up the storm inside, out of the fear of hurting others and the desire to protect others. And at some point (I don't want to give away all the wonderful surprises), Elsa lets it go; she lets those feelings that she has been hiding out into the open. She says, "let it go" and freedom comes with letting it go....more
AussaLorensI did do my best to work with him, including two to four years of crazy binge ... more

Are My Christmas Card Photos a Lie?

I have a confession. The Christmas cards currently lying on our kitchen table, half addressed and still needing stamps -- while lovely -- are a lie. Okay, maybe they are not completely a lie. They just don't tell the whole story. ...more
Congratulations on surviving nearly three years with twins. I, too, have twins; they turned two ... more

4 am

That 4 am, that 4 am, I do not like that 4 am. I do not like it in a house, I do not like it with a mouse. I do not like it here or there. I do not like it anywhere. I do not like 4 am. I do not, do not like 4 am.http://eternalloveandreallife.blogspot.com/2013/12/4-am.html...more
SabrinaBlogs This morning, the twins woke up at 3:45 am. more

NaBloPoMo: Add All Your December 2013 Posts Here!

Here's where you share the link to every NaBloPoMo post you're writing on your blog daily this month -- and share your words with the world! ...more
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Eight Ways I am a Good Mom

I am in a rather bad mood: sleep-deprived, dealing with crying children, and having a rather bad day. I am in need of some lift-me-up. I recently read this Huffington Post article called: “The Good Mother,” and it has done the job. We should tell each other why we are good moms, and here are my reasons. ...more
Olga, thank you for sharing your feelings. I totally get the bad mood, sleep-deprived, bad day ... more

Formula Isn't Poison: Breastfeeding Propaganda Is

The Fearless Formula Feeder posted an article yesterday regarding Ottawa city’s breastfeeding page....more
OneQuarterMama I appreciate your calm, informative explanations. I'm a bit weary of the ... more