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Journal Prompt: What gave you joy today?

Journal Prompt: What gave you joy today?

2013-08-31 16.23.24

2013-08-31 16.23.24

There has been a lot in my life to distract me from my writing this past year. I thought I might be able to will myself against the distractions, but it didn’t work. I tried to read myself into inspiration, and that didn’t work. I set out to thinkmy way out of my distractions, but that only lead to more distraction. I tried yoga, walking, cleaning my office and organizing my files. Yes I tied…

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Impending Empty Nest

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empty-nest

I have never thought of myself as an empty nest candidate.

I have a super full life.

I run in a million different directions all at one time. I have always figured that when my daughters grew up that I would fill that time I spent parenting and caring for them with the other things that I like to occupy my time with.

My oldest is twenty years old and my youngest is eight years old.

My oldest is…

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Filed under Aging Daughters Empty Nest Family Mid-life Moms Mothers and Daughters Parents Regret