Tag Archives: mother

K L

My sister calls and is ready to cash in on her birthday present~ 24 hours of full time babysitting so she can get away with her hubby.  In the spirit of my last blog Make the F**ing Chicken Soup, I swiftly carve out the time. Justine is 8,  Jackson is almost 4…

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Living On Purpose • Know what your soul longs for • • Say YES to things that get you closer • Say NO to things that don’t • Make Choices that Create the Juicy Life of your Dreams~ ON PURPOSE Haley, my niece, just turned 16………………………………………. and I don’t really know…

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K L

I love roller coasters.   The bigger the better.  I love feeling the wind on my face as I speed around the turns and loop-d-loops.  Upside down, inside out and round and round. I do NOT, however, love the “free fall” rides.  You know the one’s where you are ushered into…

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K L

I’m calling Bull Shit on my recovering perfectionist self…… 72 hours post-eye surgery, no make-up, sitting at my desk, early morning, in my PJ’s, watching the We Are the World music video from 1985………. crying like a baby. That video has been a tear jerker for me from day one!…

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K L

Today is the day Johnny leaves for College.  I will be saying “good-by” in about 30 minutes.  He is out getting his “last California burrito”.  Apparently California burritos are a San Diego thing.  Ask any local teenager returning from college…you can’t get them anywhere else. I am so sad.  I…

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K L

I have always wanted to do something fun with my hair, and never had the tenacity to venture out of the “proper hair” box. The day before I gave my 30 day notice for my “office job”, I decided to get a few purple highlights.  Mind you, this was very…

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K L

In less than 2 weeks, my first-born is going away to college.  Johnny is ready, excited and has not shown one ounce of hesitation.  This is exactly what I have always wanted for him. I recognize the growing up he has to do is better done on his own, away…

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K L

I am at work. It’s late afternoon and I am jonesing for a snack. Something that will give me a mental vacation, even if only for a moment. (My relationship with food is one of my opportunities in this life.) Maui onion kettle chips. Yep. The perfect blend of salty…

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K L

I gave my 30-day notice. I did it! On August 1st 2013 I will officially be my own boss. BIG CHANGES are coming for me! I was talking to my life coach about all of my doubts and fears…and there are plenty of them in here. “I’m not good enough,…

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