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TPM- Grumpy

My mom called me yesterday morning, to see if I was okay.  I had spent part of Saturday with my parents, and I guess that I just wasn’t myself.  And honnestly I haven’t felt like myself lately.  Usually Mondays are … Continue reading

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Biting My Lip

I have found myself lately taking lots of deep cleansing breaths.  In with the good, and out with the bad.  And sometimes it works, and sometimes it doesn’t.  I can never keep up with my daughter’s tastes and opinions. Let’s … Continue reading

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Growing

My children are growing up, it is a disservice to refer to them as children any more because they are really young adults.  I am proud of the human beings they have turned into, especially my daughter.  A little over a … Continue reading

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Pass the memories please.

Our family sits down for meals together every day.  At least supper.  Supper we always eat together.  Breakfast is tricky because we all leave at different times, but I usually eat with my kids, or I am at the table.  … Continue reading

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Heavy Heart

I was sixteen when I lost my maternal grandparents, by brother was only five. I was very close to them.  I would have done anything for them.  I miss them in my life, and wish that I could have known … Continue reading

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Why doesn’t she like me?

I have spoken before about my guilt around the fact that sometimes I don’t like my kids. But I am pretty sure that the feeling is mutual.  I am as shocked as the next person! On Wednesday I dragged my … Continue reading

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Oh Mr.Hancock, what are you thinking?

I have dealt with the education system and special needs funding from both sides, as a service provider and also as a parent.  I am scared, on both fronts, of the new “setting the direction initiative” proposed by the Alberta … Continue reading

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