Category Archives: blended family

Content Loves the Silence

I apologize. This was supposed to be brief, but it turned into something else. It happens. I hope you’ll still read on. My boy is about to leave for the holiday break to spend time with his sperm-donor of a father. … Continue reading

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The Heartwarming Holiday Hipster Brunch of 2011: Part Two

I promised you guys the second half of this story, and I don’t break promises. If you haven’t already, be sure to read Part one here. Alright, now that you’re all caught up, ladies and gents, please to enjoy The Heartwarming … Continue reading

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The Heartwarming Holiday Hipster Brunch of 2011: Part One (Yeah, it’s a bit late. So what?)

So, this post was written back in December, but as I have mentioned before, and will mention time and time again, I am a serious procrastinator. I was pretty happy with the post, but it was too long at almost … Continue reading

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Confessions of an Imperfect Step-Mom

I love my son. I love my step-sons. Can you see a difference between those two statements? Maybe if you heard me say them? Probably not, eh? That’s good, because there is a difference, and it’s hard to admit it … Continue reading

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The Wee Ones vs. My Sanity

I’m tired. I feel completely worn out and defeated. These past 9 months have been the most exhausting months I’ve ever had, as far as I can remember. Sleep deprivation, resentment, frustration, anger, sadness, uncertainty and lots of stress. 9 … Continue reading

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