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My Secret Love Affair with Airports

people-watching at the airportAs the train lurched and swayed, I forced my mind to my meetings ahead to keep the giggle safely ensconced in my gut, where it wouldn’t earn me a slap from my new friend. Of course, the train ride ended quickly and so did our relationship ...

My Journey of Motherhood Isn't What I Expected When I Booked My Ticket...

Parenting AdventuresParenting AdventuresThe thing I love (and sometimes hate) most about motherhood is unpredictability. You may think you're headed to the cottage but then you end up finding something you didn't know you were missing...

Are You a Good Mother?

family love is preciousfamily love is preciousWe'd only been married a year, but my husband and I had talked about having a big family since we'd begun dating. At the tender age of 20, newly married and saving for our first house, a new baby completed our dreams ...

I Might, I Will, I Do…

how a deluge turned romantic!This year, my husband and I celebrated our 25th anniversary - dedicating an entire month to the myriad love lessons I’ve learned living with, loving and making babies with the same man for all those years. The response was overwhelming ...

Mom, Mommy & Mooooother

Mom & MeMom & MeThrough my childhood, marriage, four pregnancies and births, my mother encouraged me and believed in me - even when I didn't believe in myself.

Everything I Know about Social Media, I Learned in Prison

Julia Rosien & 140ConfJulia Rosien & 140ConfThe sign at the edge of the driveway says all persons and vehicles subject to search. Pockets of flowers circle the razor wire fence, and a butterfly bush sways in the breeze. Inside sits 12 homes – but there’s no mistaking it’s a prison.


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