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Childhoodtake2! · 2d ago

Without the loud, there would be no laughter

I sometimes sit and wonder how I got here. A woman who was terrified to take on parenthood, marriage, being responsible for raising little faces. Being responsible for their responsibility i...
Childhoodtake2! · 1W ago

Beauty

Dear Anna: Growing up, I never thought I had an ounce of beauty. I always judged myself, my decisions my looks my walk my words my mind hard. I starting running at the age of 8, not because ...
Childhoodtake2! · 1W ago

Five Minute Friday - story

Every Friday we unite for five minutes. Only five minutes, that's all we get, that's all we have. And then, right where we are, no edits or second-thoughts, we publish those words. This week...
Childhoodtake2! · 2W ago

All I have learned

I've been at this for over 8 years. That's almost a decade of my life. In any other relm, one would say that's a long time and you must be a master. But when it comes to parenting, you're no...
Childhoodtake2! · 2W ago

Five Minute Friday - depend

Every Friday we unite for five minutes. Only five minutes, that's all we get, that's all we have. And then, right where we are, no edits or second-thoughts, we publish those words. This week...
Childhoodtake2! · 3W ago

Blankets

...being a parent feels like you are a small blanket, you just can't cover it all. Blankets are my security. They are my go-to for snuggles and comfort and warmth and feeling secure. Bad day...
Childhoodtake2! · 3W ago

Five Minute Friday - accept

Every Friday we unite for five minutes. Only five minutes, that's all we get, that's all we have. And then, right where we are, no edits or second-thoughts, we publish those words. This week...
Childhoodtake2! · 4W ago

You're the best thing I did

From the outside looking in, or even from the inside looking right at us, it seems as though there are times I question my decision. I know I get stressed too easily. I know I am distracted ...
Childhoodtake2! · 1M ago

Five Minute Friday - support

Every Friday we unite for five minutes. Only five minutes, that's all we get, that's all we have. And then, right where we are, no edits or second-thoughts, we publish those words. This week...
Childhoodtake2! · 1M ago

These two

There are relationships that stop you in your tracks. They make you stop breathing for a moment. They reawaken something in you. But they also level you, they make you worry, they cause you ...