Category Archives: Motherhood

I Did Not See the Blood Moon

I have supermom ears when it comes to the sound of a child that needs to throw up. The slightest groan or stirring will jolt me out of sleep into a hyper-alert state – ready to grab said child and … Continue reading

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Why Are You So Afraid of Death?

I dreamt my family and a couple of close friends were dining at a vegetarian restaurant. The air was comfortably warm, the lighting soft, and various tantalizing aromas wafted about. You could hear the chatter of the patrons, busily socializing … Continue reading

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Two Kinds of Lies

“There are two kind of lies… lies and not-lies. If you tell lies, you are a liar. If you tell not-lies, you are a truther.” – My 6-year-old

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The End

I dreamt the sky was suddenly littered with jets firing rockets as I sped down the highway. Many of us pulled over and ran to side rail to stare in awe as magnificent explosions filled the air and ether. Was … Continue reading

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My Four-year-old’s Odd Obsession.

My son seems to be obsessed with the film, Sant Tukaram [1936]. It’s a bit bewildering as it is unlike anything my kids would *normally* pine for and hardly what you might label “entertainment” for a four-year-old. It’s an old … Continue reading

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Lemonade Sale

Little Yom made some ridiculously sweet lemonade. He climbed up on the counter and got more sugar down while I was tending to other household business. Then he coaxed me into sampling it, “Mama, it tastes like mango! You have … Continue reading

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Children: Hindrance to Freedom?

In response to the various opinions on whether children hinder freedom or cause fulfillment – I’d like to examine both “freedom” and “fulfillment”. Fulfillment has nothing to do with whether we have children or not, but rather what we do with … Continue reading

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Perhaps

I’ve been giving some thought to a stranger’s frustrated words that I heard today: “…I’ve been surrounded by people who think that there is nothing better in life than getting married and having children.” It seems the problem may be … Continue reading

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Maternal Paranoia.

I had a whole lot of shopping to do for Govinda’s today, including picking up a bulk order of vital wheat gluten in Arvada. I forgot to take my car charger, so my phone died half way through my errands. … Continue reading

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