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KHP – Reflection 4 – Little Princess

I will get back to more serious reflections but these are really fun for me. It is a selfish pleasure to go back and look through the little album of images I created of both girls. I really love going … Continue reading

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Kristen R: December Reflections No. 4 – What’s a Bad Week for an Optimist?

Here’s the deal: I assumed by this time this week I would be just about one long run away from hitting the 1,000-mile mark. Well, guess what? I am still 25+ miles away. And it’s all because of some pretty … Continue reading

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Claire: My Mother’s Words

“The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice” Peggy O’ Mara My mother’s voice comes to me in waves. I don’t remember what it was I said the first time I said something that originated with her, … Continue reading

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Kristen R: A working mom’s guilt, jealousy and Zen

I’ve had several tiny moments of Zen during the second week of our family’s change but, frankly, I’m not sure what to make of these moments. They come in waves: Pockets of peace and beauty, but they are conflicted with … Continue reading

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KHP – The Wishing Well

My daughter LP has always had an extremely vivid imagination and at 6 she still gets reality mixed up with her imaginary world.  When she was 2 years old she pretended that Diego and Baby Jaguar were her companions.  We … Continue reading

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Kristen R: Training Week 4 – Deviating from the Plan

The end of this week feels so surreal and I know that trying to find the words to express my emotions will not do it justice. I didn’t intend to deviate from my training schedule this week. Life, as it … Continue reading

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KHP – The Big Yellow Bus

This week has been full of big transitions for our family.  My oldest LP, started kindergarten, my youngest, PP, is a little lost, my mother-in-law, Rose, is settling into her retirement and I am getting ready for a very different … Continue reading

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