Category: Our Children and Ourselves

  • Parenting with a Sense of Humor in COVID19 Lockdown

    Parenting with a Sense of Humor in COVID19 Lockdown

    Three mothers of young Children Share their Survival Tactics for Taking Down the COVID19 Lockdown with Love and Light. Morning all, I hope you are doing ok. It is a beautiful sunny morning here. In these surreal times parenting is suddenly such a challenge. My anxiety is bubbling away all the time. I am on […]

  • I Love You Daddy

    I Love You Daddy

    Mornings are quiet Uncomfortably soBut afternoon drinksthey start the show By evening, the voice is bossy and loud‘I love you girl; you make me proud’. And later, the slurring, and uneven feet Next day, no memory, just rinse and repeat.  Day one, two and even threeEach morning more quiet, self-defeat I love you daddy but your hands they shakeI feel […]

  • The Disney-fication of Drunk Mom’s

    The Disney-fication of Drunk Mom’s

    This past week, from the bully pulpit of social media, the Today Show and Fox News helped this image of American moms welcoming the new school year, XL wine glasses joyfully raised in a toast to “me-time” go viral. It has become the feel-good image of the new school year. If you read the Today […]

  • Overwhelmed

    Overwhelmed

    Before sobriety I was just Doing.Not Being. Now I’m being. And I’m being while I do too.  I don’t have less to do.But I have more time. More awareness. I am alert enough to pick up on the little lovely moments. And each day is littered with those lovely moments. It was before but I wasn’t present […]

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