Tag Archives: Motherhood

Saying “I Love You” through clenched teeth – My Messy Beautiful

Four Generations

It is a beautiful cycle: that of being first a daughter, then a mother, and then a grandmother.  A cycle steeped in love, understanding, tears, comfort, joy, pain, fear, pride, beauty, and bound by even more love.  Ideally. When that cycle is broken, we become broken daughters who become broken mothers. Right now I’m right […]

It’s going to be a Pinteresting weekend. ‘Tis the Season to be Crafty!

Coffee Filter Wreath

‘Twas six weeks before Christmas, and all through our home, Not a single light was twinkling, except for the one my daughter left on.   No lights have been strung in the front yard with care, (And if they hadn’t started rotting our jack ‘o lanterns would probably still be there.)    So with a […]

Kid Quotes: Why do all Barbie Dolls look the same?

Barbie

Curly Q doesn’t have 2 or 3 Barbie dolls to play with.  She has a small army of them.  A small, blonde army – armed with dozens of teeny-tiny high heels and other accessories – and everything a little girl could dream of when it comes to playing with Barbies. But my little princess isn’t […]