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What is it like?

What is it like?

What is it like?

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I’m here when you need me

"Many strong women have had to walk this path, I'm here when you need me".  These were the words I just texted to a friend .  Sometimes this is all we can do despite everything in me that wants to rush over, pick her and her children up and take charge of the chaos of their unraveling lives.

I know that my experience as a woman who has been where my friend currently is counts a lot in her eyes.  She trusts my input because I come from a place of knowing.

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Why 1infour?

why 1infour

why 1infour

It has been a while since I wrote a blog post for 1infour, considering I wrote everyday for about a year, this has indeed been a long break!  Lots of reasons I guess, time moves on but some things don’t change.  I am not the person I was when we started 1infour, I am older, hopefully a little wiser but definitely stronger.

Why 1infour?

Well for one, 1infour exists for the children: not just my children but for every child who has lived in a home where anger and tension are the norm, where mothers turn away so that the children won’t see their tears and where  “walking on eggshells” is the safest way to be.

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I have a confession to make

I have a confession to make

I have a confession to make: a few days ago I wrote a post after the big snow storm and it was all about how depression can make you feel even more

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Like a bird

Like a bird

Yesterday I had the morning to myself, it was lovely.  I sat for a long time with my cup of coffee, looking out the window into my backyard.   My thoughts

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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas

Well this is Christmas Day, a day traditionally symbolic with family and love, warmth and good cheer.  I'm not sure actually what good cheer is supposed

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