Parenthood On The Brink

“Oh the joys of parenthood. Where you realize you now have a full time job that requires you to be a referee.” #StuffRareSays

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It’s the brink of dawn
She lets out a yawn
As with clockwork
They’re up and their off
Built in alarms
Loud pouncing feet

Pitter patters
Rush through the halls
Their calls for each other
Pass through the walls

Their energy risen
Without any hault
Not a whisper
Their voices
Fill the house.

They start up early
And keep it going
One eggs on
The others feel wronged

A fright breaks loose
and here comes mom.

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But First…

“Parenthood is a journey like none other.” #StuffRareSays

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We are embarking on day three of a sick Baby Blue. She’d lost her voice, has been feverish and a grumpis.
Nursing her back to health has left me super ultra-drained.
On top of losing sleep over nightmares about Honey Bear…
Oh wait….
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Did I forget to mention that little factor involved in my insomnia fit…

I still had to work.
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Today, I’m just going to focus on Baby Blue, myself, and relaxation. No poem, No story, No musing and no mom humor. Simply US.

But first!
Lemmi take a selfie.

Cheering up Baby Blue by having fun with filters.





Clarity Of The Mind

“Nothing noursishes the soul quite like the calm and blissful serenity of a quiet and still moment.” #StuffRareSays

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Do you hear that?
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I’m gonna say it…

You’ve probably said it!

Were ALL saying it…
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The kids are back in school!!!
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 I love my kiddos beyond measure.
We all love our kiddos beyond measure.
It is especcially awesome when we get extra time with them.


When your work space and home space are combined…
Getting work done can become…
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Quite challenging during holiday breaks.

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Like y’all didn’t know.

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One of my greatest tribulations during this two week break has been the constant struggle to distract and quiet down the little guys
To slip into my writer zone. 

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Do you know how hard it is to convince a kiddo to play quiet time for longer than 10 minutes?!
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The hardest part about being a writer WITH deadlines is…
Falling behind.
The hardest challenge an artist faces is…
Being pulled out of their mode. 

One does not simply sit right back down and…

Whether your a woodcarver, painter, writer, musician, etc.
You get it.

And so…

A bittersweet yet relieving moment this morning.
As I watched those cutie patooties walk out the door
Embark on their New Year
Fresh start.
Finishing off their school year…
With a bang!

As the house grew quiet, I began to soak in the peace of mind and clarity that fills a steadied soul.  

The lesson:
We ALL need ME time.
Without it we cannot be our best selves.
Even a break from our kiddos
Is crucial 
To be a better parent.
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With that said,
I’m going to embark on our first official week of the year
back in the…
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For now…
lets fill up another cup and refuel our souls together.Bitmoji Image

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“Life is full of opportunity. You just have to be looking through the proper lense.” #StuffRareSays

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As you all may already know…
I’m not too big on conformity …..


Today’s post is going to be a switch up.

I was nominated for

The Sunshine Blogger Award.
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I want to thank Goff James and Kait In Thought for nominating me.


My dear friends this is where I change the rules.

NOT nominate anyone else.
Because most of you have already done it, and

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Thats A LOT of people to choose from. ALL with a worthwhile vote. 


For this post, I am going to answer the set of questions that came in first.

They go a little something like this:


  1. What film can you watch over and over without ever getting tired of?

Star Wars …. Hello!

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  1. What food have you never eaten but would really like to try?

Dragon Fruit mmmmnnnnn
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3.What mythical creature would you like to encounter?

A Dragon, unicorn, or fae. I mean, who doesn’t want to meet a fairy?
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4.What would be the best spell you would cast if magic was real?

I would cast a spell that would wipe the blinders US humans carry, to see other people for WHO they truly are and not “WHAT” they are.

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5.What world famous monument would you most like to visit?

Easter Island. Famous or not… ummm…. Live life creatively.

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6.What song always hits you with a wave of nostalgia every time you hear it?

Super Mario Yo!
link it
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7. What is your favourite kind of music?
Not picky. As long as the artist and compilation is talented, I dig.
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8. What life skills are rarely taught but extremely useful?

Team building. Leadership, Survival and life skills
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9. What is your favourite poem?

“A Dream In A Dream” Rarenwise
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10.What is your favorite painting?

Oh come on!!!

Anything from Bob Ross (LEGEND)

11.What is your cure for hiccups?

Hold your breath, plug your nose and try to swallow three times.
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Daily updates from our twitter feed!!!

Blog updates
 Witty quips
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Thank you for making me part of your daily routine.