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Public Meltdowns- a post-dated story of a stranger’s kindness

I drafted this post a little over a year ago! I still remember the day as clear as a photograph in my mind. I wish I’d gotten it published in a more timely manner. It may have taken a year to tell this story, but I feel like it’s still worth telling.  And so, without… Continue reading Public Meltdowns- a post-dated story of a stranger’s kindness

being a parent · Life of YES · Living YES · mothering · The Family that Horses Together · Unicorn

The Soul of the Family

“You need to write about what Chroi has meant to you during this time,” my husband texted me. During this time when I’ve felt darker and heavier, more sad and more depressed than I even realized until someone wedged her way through my door to offer me a hand up. However, when I sat down… Continue reading The Soul of the Family

A Unicorn and her Girl · being a parent · Chroicoragh · Life of YES · Life with a Unicorn · Living YES · parenting · The Horsey Life · Unicorn

Goings on

Just a short montage of our days. I’m busily obsessed with preparing for a harp performance the first weekend in March. Chroi provides an island of sanity in the midst of my freaked-outness.   I love this Unicorn. I’ve been free-longeing Chroi to help get her in better shape. Right now it only takes her… Continue reading Goings on

being a parent · Chroicoragh · Life of YES · Life with a Unicorn · Living YES · parenting · The Horsey Life · Unicorn

The family that horses together

The barn was a family affair today. Initially it was just me and the girls, hubby was running an errand. But he surprised me by showing up at the barn when he was through, which was awesome! Before he arrived, though, I figured my barn time today was going to be given up to managing… Continue reading The family that horses together

being a parent · outside of my comfort zone · parenting

Grace Under Pressure

My sister in law suggested the farmer’s market this morning, and it sounded like a wonderful idea! Get the girls out, get coffee, browse beautiful handmade goods and art, pick up some veggies, enjoy the cool morning air and gentle sunshine. Yeah. Right. SO not how it actually went. It started out well enough, but… Continue reading Grace Under Pressure