Soul shaking influence (poem)

Since I’ve been talking about my big kid here on the blog lately, I thought I would share a poem that I wrote last year about her. I know it isn’t the type of content I usually publish here, but I thought you might enjoy it. Also, it gave me an excuse to share one of my favorite pictures of her at age four.

(And if you’re ever interested in more of my creative writing, you are invited to visit my personal blog. The Love Songs are my favorite.)

Sometimes I’m not sure which I find more startling as a parent: the things they do which are the perfect echo of myself or the things about them which are so entirely unique to them, bursting forth
without any influence.  I think those thoughts are where today’s words come from.

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Let’s hear it for the big kids!

Amateur porno– another way to view sexuality!

Searching the Internet for numerous subjects, it’s impossible not to come across to adult material. Pornography is commonly discovered online, being accessible and free of charge, provided with house made porno videos and other streaming media. It is valued that amateur porno sites are developed every day, the number reaching nearly four million today. The Internet lacks doubt the greatest source for amateur porn media.

There is a strong connection between amateur pornography and Internet innovation, specifically when it concerns home made porno web sites, with user-content platforms. Everyone understands that the personal privacy offered by the Web is commonly valued, amateur porno being delighted in by different people of different ages, race and sexual orientation. Sitting behind locked doors and in the convenience of their own houses, more and more people become drawn in to amateur pornography and decide to publish home made mobil porno videos themselves, hence contributing to the development of an already broadening industry.

Thinking about the high percentage of Internet users passionate about amateur pornography, we come to the conclusion that pornography has something to do with an inherent desire of sexual fulfillment. House made porno movies are viewed by countless people interested in defeating sexual taboos and demonstrating their voyeuristic attraction. They get aroused by seeing other individuals engaged in sexual intercourse or numerous other sexual circumstances, that destination aring greater when it comes to amateur pornography, filmed in a natural but appealing manner.

If the Internet has become a need for the majority of us, it’s only natural to ask ourselves if home made porno movies stand at the same level. For most of us, seeing amateur porno starts with curiosity however it’s highly crucial that we preserve a level of self-regard and restraint. Amateur porno is brand-new and amazing, consisting of hardcore and soft core house made porno videos, for straight and gay individuals also. They are simple to be accessed from the intimacy of one’s house and are a certain contribution to the amateur pornography market.

Recent stats have actually shown that every day numerous million individuals make use of the Web to search for amateur pornography videos. They prefer to use websites where viewing is for free and the material is produced by users. The mix between Web innovation and amateur porno izle contributed to the ease of access of house made porno videos and the varieties of xxx postings increase as we speak. No matter if you desire see two girls intimated with each others, couples exploring their inmost and wildest sexual fantasies or kinkier amateur porno video, you can certainly find anything you want on these websites.

The Internet is leader when it concerns amateur pornography. Home made porno videos are added by people from all over the world and their quality is more than outstanding. These hot videos are free however enhanced attention has to be given; they are not to be seen by those who are underage. Try to keep amateur porn to the level it should continue to be, for grownups trying to find something to enliven their sexual experiences.

If you are searching for privacy and you want home made porno movies, then the Web is most indicated. You can browse a broad selection for amateur pornography posts, exceeding the borders and taboos enforced by the real world!

Waving the white flag and other perfectly acceptable things for busy seasons of life {vlog}

SpringKidsHip, hip, hooray for Spring days!

Long time, no vlog my friends.  But, here I am, sneaking away a few moments to chat with you thanks to the iphone’s video camera (so forgive me for the even less stellar than usual quality).

If you’ve got six minutes to give yourself a time out as we begin this week, here are a few thoughts from me on waving the white flag and other perfectly acceptable things for busy seasons of life:

(note:  if you’re viewing this via email or a reader you may need to click through to the blog in order to watch the video)

Video notes:
– I’m going to be doing VEDA (vlog every day in April) or at least VMA (vlog *most* days in April).  You can find that on my YouTube channel, if you’re interested.  I won’t be sharing all of them here on the blog.

– sorry about the barking squirrel crazy dog around 4:16  :-)

– Aimee’s post on Simple Bites about Non Suppers can be found here:

Here’s to popcorn and apple slices for dinner, friends!
Best wishes,

FREE Resources for Moms: The Mom Conference (updated)


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Are you a perfect mom? Ha, yeah, me either. Sure, we want to be bulletproof for our families, but we all know that none of us are perfect. Fortunately, there’s a FREE, ONLINE event coming up that will help you be even more perfectly un-perfect!

I’m looking forward to joining Desi Ward, host of The Mom Conference and creator of The Unconventional Kitchen, at her FREE, ONLINE event, The Mom Conference April 7 through April 14 (please note the new name and the new dates. Thanks!)

At the event, over 30 mom bloggers will teach you their tricks, tips and secrets.

As Moms, I think it is important that we share our strengths because we all know that at times motherhood can be overwhelming. You know the whole idea; “I’ll do your laundry if you do my dishes?

At The Mom Conference, we’ll gather together to learn from each other.

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Storytelling Ideas and Story Starters

Storytelling can be intimidating, right?  Some parents worry that they won’t know what to talk about, how to craft the story, that it won’t be interesting enough to hold their child’s attention. Let’s face it: in this animated, electronic, mini-series world it can feel like we’re in a tough competition for our kids’ attention.

Sometimes, even if storytelling does come very naturally to us, by the time bedtime rolls around, we’re simply too tired from a day of parenting to come up with something creative and engaging on the spot. I don’t know about you, but I often think of the perfect thing to say after the moment has passed and this happens when I’m put on the spot to tell a story sometimes, too.

So, most parents rely on books, which are totally wonderful and you’ll never catch me being down on reading to your kids. No way!  Full bookshelves, reading the classics and discovering new favorites with your kids is a terrific thing.

However, I think we miss a valuable opportunity for creativity, self-expression, and an opportunity for bonding with our kids if we never branch out into storytelling and make up our own stories to tell our children.

Plus, making up stories is a great excuse for silliness and who doesn’t need more of that in their life?

I know that “tell me a story” can be a phase that parents begin to dread.  But, the truth is, this is one of those areas where I think parents tend to over-think the task. We worry too much about perfection, but no elaborate plots or theater degrees are needed.

Children love simple stories and they love it when we are the ones telling them.

So, today I am going to share some very simple ideas for storytelling and give you a few story starters, too.

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