What kind of fan are YOU?

This morning, my son and I shared our “bummed outness” at the Dodgers’ loss. I reminded my son that the Dodgers had a great season with the most wins and how much fun we had enjoying that. He countered that it was more sad because they won so many games because the whole point of winning all the games was to win the World Series.

Hmmm. I did not agree.

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I dream of Orca

I dreamt I was strolling by the ocean, close to the pier when out of the corner of my eye, I spotted an orca swimming close to shore. My heart began to race as I began running wildly to meet him. I could see it’s black and white markings which was both exciting and terrifying at the same time. 

You won’t believe what happened next. 

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Mindful Eating

In contrast to today, that day I cut my doughnut into little pieces with my fork and slowly ate it while I chatted with my son about his birthday. Consequently, I was able to enjoy little pieces of that doughnut all throughout that day.

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A Pearl by any other name...

Hmmm. I am sure I’d have fun if I absolutely had to go to Griffith Park Mother/Son camp but the thought of sleeping on a bunk bed in the same room as 20 other campers with the door opening and closing for every camper who needed to go to the bathroom and eating cafeteria food does not immediately bring explosions of joy into my mind.

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When you know better, do better

So for me, no more doling out candy like they are rays of sunshine. It feels good to pass out candy but being a good mom isn’t always rainbows and sunshine. Sometimes being a good mom is more like putting snow chains on your tires before you ascend that hill when it already started snowing and you’re drenched in your sweatshirt and stretch pants.

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