All Posts Tagged ‘mother’

  • The Honesty of Being a Mother

    Monday, December 6th, 2010

    I’m really tired tonight. The thing about writing a blog is that it isn’t quite the same as writing articles about “subjects”—pregnancy or family or whatever the subject may be. It is about me sitting with my thoughts and then sharing them. Sometimes these thoughts are chock full of informative and interesting information. And other times they are just a mom and a woman and a girl talking out loud.

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  • Tori’s Introductory Video Post… As In – “The Very First One”

    Thursday, October 14th, 2010

    Here it is! Welcome to my first “video” post. It has taken me the better part of a day to figure it all out. I’m really excited and I welcome your feedback. Come check it out!

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  • A Very Happy Mother’s Day

    Sunday, May 9th, 2010

    Long ago, my own mother and I developed a tradition; I no longer remember who started it. The winters in the Midwest can be brutal, but in spring, the world comes back to life. May apples, trilliums, crocuses, and violets are the first flowers to appear.

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  • Nancy Pelosi Is a Mother Too

    Monday, March 29th, 2010

    Alexander and I went to church yesterday, as we do most every Sunday. We are Catholic but our spiritual community is a Methodist church called Glide, located in the poorest section of San Francisco. That part’s a longer story.

    To say that Glide is different than other churches is certainly an understatement. This statement describes the community. “We have been called radical, even rebellious – and we just thought we were doing what a church is supposed to do…”.

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  • My 9-Year Old Slept In The Dog Crate

    Friday, February 19th, 2010

    My nine year old slept in the dog crate last night. Alexander announced at dinner that he wished to sleep in the crate. Perhaps this entitles me to the Best Mommy Award for, not only agreeing to it, but photographing it as well. Some might balk at this interesting sleeping arrangement.

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