Author Archives: gwynn

What’s in a name

In the back of my mind, over the last couple weeks I’ve been mulling over what to change the name of this blog to. I don’t ┬áreally like the current name. It’s too long, too verbose. And while it fit … Continue reading

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Entering a place of Abundance

One of the things I’ve been working toward is leaving this sense of lack I seem to have. The clearing I’m doing in our home is a piece of that. There’s this odd sense of anxiety that was once very … Continue reading

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I don’t make New Year resolutions. Instead, around my birthday in October I reflect on my life and think about the things I would like to see different. How I would like to grow and change as well as how … Continue reading

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Optimal Family

I just finished the rough draft of a paper for my family systems course. It’s a review of the book “Intimate Worlds: How Families Thrive and Why They Fail” written by Maggie Scarf. My paper (and the book) describe five … Continue reading

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Writing Our Truth

I was encouraged to write a piece for Jill Malone’s blog, for her Marriage Project. She has asked others to write in and be guests on her blog, to write about what marriage means to them, to celebrate Washington State … Continue reading

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What’s this? Another freaking mama blog?

I’ve been thinking about creating a blog for a while. I’ve toyed with different themes and ideas. I’ve played with different names. I had (well, still have, but it’s pretty locked down) a livejournal account titled “Ramblings of a Catty … Continue reading

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