Chorus of Blue

Hardship Values: How to Instill Values in a Generation of Spoiled Kids

Posted by in Articles & Rants, Motherhood Project, Writing

I’m not going to pretend to remember every little thing that we did in our childhood. My siblings and me. But there are certain things that stand out. We were bad kids, though not by our parents’ definition. We stole, got in fights, cursed, tagged on walls and cars, destroyed public and private property, ran away, got in all kinds of trouble. We were a happily quasi-functional family. I don’t remember my mom ever sitting me down and saying, “Don’t steal from people only from stores,” but we somehow maintained…read more

The Motherhood Project

Posted by in Motherhood Project, Poetry

I have been challenged to write daily on the subject of ‘motherhood’ for one year. Granted, I was supposed to begin at the start of January, so that I would have a solid 365 entries to boast, but I havent been terribly good about the whole ‘daily’ element of it. So, I am going to begin posting here, perhaps, if I have a few followers, it will elicit a bit more commitment and accountability on my part. Time will tell. As a writer, I feel that, you can’t truly call…read more

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