Archive for the swimming Tag

This Ain’t Your Mama’s Summer Vacation

When I was a kid summer mostly involved endless months of killing time at the library, riding bikes with neighborhood friends, and begging my Mom to take me to the Lake or our cottage to swim. Sure, there were swim lessons.  ALWAYS.  We went to Bible School at various churches.  Sometimes there were some summer dance classes. . .and when
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Reluctant Mother’s Ego Crushed Yet Again

When you are pregnant, or contemplating pregnancy, people who are already parents will blab on and on and on about the magnitude of love you will have for your children. It sounds all cupcakes and puppies and gag. But then you have a baby. Oh. My. God. That. (lopsided head, red, wrinkly, squinty-eyed) Beautiful. Creature. Bring on the cupcakes, puppies,
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