JbC- The Column

My parent-centric column that appears twice-monthly in the Brattleboro Reformer.

Thankful Thursdays

Every Thursday I take a moment and reflect on what I am thankful for.

Fly On The Wall

A writing challenge.

Simplifying From Scratch

I never make resolutions. This year, however, felt like the perfect time to make some changes, commit to some things while leaving behind some old habits. Maybe it's because I am over halfway through my third pregnancy, maybe it's because I had a hard, yet...

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Snowy Flock

There is snow falling as the light dims. Everything as a blue tint and our neighborhood is silent in between the squeals of my children playing. Small bundles of winter jackets and warm snow pants, they roll and laugh in the yard. They both pause and watch the giant...

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My trio.

I am nearly halfway through my pregnancy with my third daughter. There are words to explain what the past few months have been like but they get caught in my throat and come out as pure, unfiltered emotion still. Joy, gratitude, and amazement at what my bod can...

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Resolving Conflict With Peace, Mostly

“When they go low, we go high.” -Michelle Obama I take a deep breath, they have been fighting all day. The playroom has exploded into the living room and the living room is threatening to cave into the kitchen. Our small house is getting smaller by the minute as angry...

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About Me

Balance seeker that always ends up slightly askew. Peace chaser. Wife, mother, human.
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