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To my son…

By Genny

Dear Son, The way you came up to me with $25.00 of your Christmas money in your hand, ready to give away… I wish you knew how proud I was of you. There you were, sick and feverish, spending the day home from school. But when you saw that commercial about St. Jude Children’s Hospital on TV, you got off the […]  Continue reading

Excited to be over at Mamapedia today!

By Genny

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I’m excited to be featured over at MAMAPEDIA VOICES today – a great site for moms!   Stop over there to read my post, “Lessons from a 13-year-old’s bucket list”… My daughter started the summer by writing a bucket list of all the things she wants to do. I don’t know where she got the […]  Continue reading

Creating quality time by ignoring the clock

By Genny

*post originally published 2008 Last Saturday, when my daughter and I were out running errands, she climbed into the front of the car and with a huge smile on her face, stood up through the sunroof. “I’ve always wanted to do this!” she shouted, reaching her hands to the sky. Even though we weren’t moving […]  Continue reading

You’re pretty

By Genny

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I was walking into the locker room at the gym the other day when a woman passed me and said, out of the blue, “You’re pretty.” I did sort of a double take, thinking she was talking to someone behind me, but there was nobody there. By the time I realized she had been talking to me, she’d turned […]  Continue reading

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