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Warrior Mother

I had a pretty normal childhood for being a statistic.  And I am successful considering all the factors stacked against me.  You see, I was a child of a teen mom.  My very early childhood…

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Why I Delayed Kindergarten

It’s kindergarten round up time all over Michigan! One of the toughest decisions parents have to make is about the education of their children.  How do we meet the current  emotional and academic needs of…

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That Time I was Spontaneous

They say spontaneity is the spice of life, but carpe diem is not a phrase in my vocabulary.  It is more like make a list for seizing tomorrow.  Then make another list to seize next…

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Saying Goodbye. Saying Hello.

I sat on the edge of my bed, robe barely on, just-out-of-the-shower, sobbing.  My grandpa was slipping away and I needed to move quickly to see him for what I imagined would be the last…

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