Handbook on Dealing with Crap – Practicing Gratitude

First off, when I had hit “Publish” on the last article “Hiatus from Life, and Return”, I thought to myself, “Yea, no one’s gonna read that”.

Not only did I genuinely believe that, but the thought also made it easier to put the truth bombs I was dropping out into the world. Y’all clearly proved me wrong, I was not expecting the outpouring of genuine support and love I have received in the last week. It has made my heart warmer and my writing hand stronger 😊. Thank you for your kindness, for saying my words resonated with you, and encouraging me to continue.

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Quality Time in Quarantine

For the old readers, welcome back. It’s been a while. Come have a seat on this old couch which I just Lysol-wiped. Have a cup of coffee with me, just sit six feet away. Listen to my ramblings as I have nowhere to go and nowhere to be but home, and chances are, so do you.

For the new readers, join the ride. I don’t know how long I am back for, but I promise to provide absolutely useless and meaningless content while I stay.

Week 1 of quarantine ended yesterday. It was a success as I did not end my husband or my six-year old.

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Chicken Soup for the Soul

What’s your favourite childhood memory?

Is it a routine thing you did with a parent? Is it an annual family tradition? Or a specific moment in time? Is it the noise of the first pretend concert you did for your parents in the living room? Or the quiet of being in your mom’s arms on a sick day? Is it the day you first met your sibling in a hospital room? Or is it weekly dinners at grandma’s house? It is a big moment, a celebration, a vacation? Or is it a small, tiny, inconsequential one?

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