Slowing Up

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Quick, quick, let’s go. I need an answer today. …or the hardest for me. What’s been going on? **while eyes dart the room** These orders, demands and questions bring up anxiety like no other. I feel like a robot, hurried to respond or give an urgent answer for an asphyxiated time-frame, to reply to a question where a large period …

“I just wanna taste my Food”

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Enjoy the audio version here:     When Tanner was about 3, we noticed how slooooooooooooow he eats. Tiny nibbles. Microscopic bites. Chew chew chew for about 20 minutes. Pause. Tilt head to the left and stare off into space. Repeat. You guys, most of us could run a marathon in the amount of time it takes him to consume one.entire.meal. And …

From a fellow imperfect Mama

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Walking out of the church together, I breathed in her daughter’s pink and purple adorned cuteness as she pushed the stroller toward her car. “How old is she?” I asked. “She’s 9 months,” the mom smiled. “I have an 18 year old and 13 year old son too.” Leaning over, she pulled her daughter’s blanket down to reveal the most delicious rosy …

Rincon Moments

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Driving North on the 101, there’s an imaginary line, where, once crossed, life becomes effortless. It’s where the road narrows, and to the left is ocean forever, and on the the right, mountains climb, and without even thinking, I grab the wheel, so Bryan can get lost in the waves. Up ahead, the Ventura bridge hovers in teal air, and down below, rocks jut at the perimeter …