Category Archives: Mom Lessons

Mom Lessons: Forgive Us Our Trespasses…

Some years ago, in 2004 actually, I wrote a poem for my firstborn, and read it again this morning as she has just turned thirty.  A lot has happened in the last ten years–enough for a few more blog posts, … Continue reading

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Mom Lessons: Delayed Gratification…A Lost Art?

I began this post some months ago…and it is coming soon.  Have patience dear readers…I promise it is coming. Okay, on March 20 I began and here I am on July 4th finishing up! If that ain’t delayed gratification I … Continue reading

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Mom Lessons: Eat, Sleep, and Be Wary

When you first become a mom, you have no idea about…well about so very many things (but that is ok).  You probably will read, consult, pray, worry, think, reflect, process, and then eventually decide on some system or non-system to … Continue reading

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Mom Lessons: We’re Skewed

Imagine trying to build a house, sew a garment, or do anything that requires precision with rulers that are just a bit off. At first you may not realize that you are off the mark, but upon completion and you … Continue reading

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Mom Lessons: We Don’t Want to Have Kids, or Holy Winsomeness Batman!

I know some folks who do not, (or did not) want to have kids, which always puzzles me since I was so hyper-focused on my inability to have them.  Usually I learn this bit of personal and private information as … Continue reading

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Mom Lessons: Buddy & Princess Have to Go

Overheard in a class today: Jamie:  You are so nice Leslie! Leslie:  I’m not; it’s just that I don’t like to make people do things that they don’t want to do. Jamie:  Really? Cause I LOVE making people do things … Continue reading

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Mom Lessons: Only Two Things & Thirty Years

If you have read other posts, you may already know that Mom Lessons are mostly what I learned by doing things the wrong way. Like most of you, I did not have an internship or “student mothering” stint in my … Continue reading

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