Tag: mothering

Blogging Away from “Wine o’Clock” – A Sober Mom “Redefining Me Time”

Woman writing her way sober

I published my first public blog post in March of 2016. I had never intended to blog or had any interest in writing until I stumbled over a website called Hello Sunday Morning while searching blogs to help me stop drinking. You see I was 50 years old, the mother of an 11 and 15-year-old,

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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

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Watching the Witch

Would moderate drinkingaffect my thinking ?Affect my lifein a way that’s adverse?Really?but wouldn’t it be betternot worse Than regular binge drinking? I know what you’re thinking And I reckon you’re right That even a little,even a slight bit of alcohol Isn’t really alright  It’s a drug after all It could eventuallycause me to fall  It could open the door For the Wine Witch

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The Simplicity of How This Mom Finally Stopped Drinking

Woman in house

The image at the beginning of this post is literally how I used to feel. I used to feel trapped in the domesticity that I had chosen. I was a vibrant, active, loving wife and mom. Like many of my friends, I had my children after becoming established in my career. My daughter was born

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