Category Archives: Parenting

Blended fam, co-parent fail

Allow me to offer some expository information for you to better understand the events that led us to where we are now.  I’ll keep this as concise as possible. Many moons ago in October 2007 Will Reed and I got … Continue reading

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Halloween for Thanksgiving

“Time to come back with a vengeance.”  ~ Sloane Wilke Barely over a month ago I made that bold declaration.  Words and ideas churn constantly from the deepest corners of my mind– overdrive times a million– just not in this … Continue reading

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10 years of Adam

 ⭐️ Adam Harrison Reed ⭐️ ….turned ten years old today!  My animated, awesomest Aries [because I did the alliteration with Tatum’s birthday post I had to follow suit with brother] finally reached  the double digit milestone.  This mama simply cannot comprehend that … Continue reading

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6 years of Tatum

⭐️ Tatum Maris Reed ⭐️ …turned six years old on 21 February!  My precious Pisces princess [alliteration, anyone?] celebrates another year of making our world a better place.  Time truly flies.  Within a matter of days her brother blows out … Continue reading

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Life

So what’s been happening in the many months since I blogged regularly?  Allow me to present a summary in photos…. One of my dearest friends, Shay, treated me to an unforgettable vacation.  We went to Orange Beach, Alabama, where we … Continue reading

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Five years of Taterbug

*Tatum Maris Reed* 21 February 2012 @ 12:46pm CST • 7lbs4oz & 19.7 inches Born at the Regional Medical Center of Memphis Looking back at the announcement of her birth feels like a million years have passed.  Only half a … Continue reading

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2017

2016 wasn’t a complete disaster.  I experienced gut wrenching pain [death, relapse, difficult life lessons], euphoric joy [recovery, adulting, the perfect job] and learned so much I thought my head would explode.  Even though the vast majority of my news … Continue reading

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