Monthly Archives: November 2012


My children have taken individual views on breaking things and I’m of the opinion that in any crisis, a mother should remain calm and this will allow the child to calm down, and then we can deal with whatever the … Continue reading

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Full Circle

Life happens – and circles back in unexpected ways. One Saturday, I headed out to get the car fixed and, walking back, I found myself in the middle of a marching band competition . As I joined the watching parents, … Continue reading

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I woke up this morning and looked around the apartment at the devastation wrought by three teenagers left to their own devices for three days while I worked in San Francisco. It was like the first scene from the Hangover … Continue reading

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