Month: October 2012

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Halloween Party

On the way to the Halloween party, she started to have second thoughts about her costume. “But, I don’t want to be a dinosaur ballerina.” I assured her that she didn’t have to wear her costume. “I want to be a camel.” “I’m sorry, I don’t have a camel costume.” “Do you have a crocodile …

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Women Take Over – Elles: Women Artists from the Centre Pompidou, Paris

#ellesSAM Seattle Art Museum features Women Artists with shows and events in venues throughout the Seattle Area, including a selection from the groundbreaking exhibition in Paris – Elles: Women Artists from the Centre Pompidou, Paris. Program runs October 2012 – January 2013.

Checkup

It’s checkup time for me again. This time, it was with my radiation oncologist. Gem has spent most of her life going to the doctor with Mommy. She’s an old pro. She brings one of her “friends” – today, we brought Tolee, the Koala Bear. Get him all comfortable, and make sure he feels safe. …

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party like a rock star

Party like a rock star

I don’t enforce a silent nap time. In fact, around here, nap time is ‘learn how to make your own fun, and maybe rest a little bit, while Mommy tries to get her work done‘ time. So when the happy-fun “Woohoo!” sounds wafted from her bedroom, I just smirked and went back to work. She’s …

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Tour de Pink

Cancer didn’t make me stronger; it sapped my strength like nothing I’ve ever experienced before. You know what made me stronger? Having to make tough decisions and stand by them. Calling bullshit on bullshit. Moving forward despite the fear. Getting up every single day to be a mommy to my little girl, no matter how …

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