April Moments

Maybe, just maybe, telling the story is just as important as the story itself


Serious thoughts and silly musings too

Shots were fired at the Federal Building in Wheeling yesterday. Three security guards were injured. Police shot and killed the shooter, a former Wheeling Police officer. My Facebook feed was filled with news stories and commentaries about the incident all yesterday afternoon and evening. And you know what the topic of my blog was going […]

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The Collision of Three Worlds: Mothering, Breastfeeding and Marketing

Occasionally, different pieces of my world collide. Such collisions can be good, bad or just downright interesting. Like when you discover that two long-time friends – one you know from your hometown elementary school and one you met during summer camp in a completely different state – know each other. Or like when you spend […]

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The whale in the tank

I am amid a generation of parents who question everything and make educated choices to reject a great deal of mainstream parenting. Many moms and dads today are forgoing cribs in favor of co-sleeping, trading in disposable diapers for cloth ones and swapping out public education for homeschooling. I am not writing this post to […]

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How the peloton pulled me in

A few years ago, as my husband was watching sports on TV (insert eye roll), I heard the announcers using a word I didn’t know. “What is that word, Mike?” I asked him. “What are they talking about?” “Peloton, Ape. It’s when a large group of riders stays together in cycling.” “I’ve never heard that […]

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