Author Archives: greenegem

About greenegem

Wielder of the Pen of Deep Wit.

Firsts

This is a year of First Things for me and my boys. First everythings. Maximus went to school. Minimus went into care. I went to school. First bus ride, first exam in 17 years, first Christmas of Peace. For the … Continue reading

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Approval Ratings

‘Good’. What does that word mean? I mean specifically in the phrase, ‘good mother’ or ‘good parent’. I could look up the definition of the word ‘good’ and still have no idea what it means to be a good mother. … Continue reading

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The Language of Love

I often end up with tiny people sleeping in my bed. I don’t mind most of the time, and the last few nights I have treasured their presence. Maximus poked me; “Mommy, I am ready to get up now”. <yaaawn> … Continue reading

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Patriotism

In which a future Historian rambles… No, no- not an historian of the Future! :p  An Historian who WILL be….  Oh never mind. I’m going to go to school, for history education.  🙂 I am so darned excited. I am … Continue reading

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Of Cabbages and Kings…

 Sometimes life is weird and nothing seems real. I’ve gone down a major rabbit-hole in my world, and I’m somewhere deep inside wondering who I am. Yet… I know who I am more definitely now than I ever have. Everything … Continue reading

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Mother Knows Best

It’s been a long time since I posted. The thing is- I don’t lack ideas, I have too many. Too complicated. I want to write something worth reading. I know most of us don’t have time to spare- I read … Continue reading

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More Than One Source

When I am researching and examining something that has challenged my beliefs, I always look for information from multiple sources. We have given our reasoning and research behind the Rod verses in Proverbs, but The Hippie Housewife has done her … Continue reading

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My other car is a pterodactyl…

Or- How playful parenting unsticks an insistent 5 yo. And how it doesn’t.  I have to laugh when people ask me for advice on parenting. I mean- some are my friends- so maybe they just love me and don’t see … Continue reading

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No Assembly Required.

 So DH found an awesome tricycle for Maximus, and it was a reasonable price, so he bought it. 😀 (… as we speak, he is sitting on top of Max on the couch, saying, ‘Where is Max? Where’d he go?’ … Continue reading

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Adhesive: Life part 2

Or, Greenegem Revisits the E.R. So the LAST thing I ever wanted to do was end up back in the emergency room, but do so I did… When I wrote the last post I was having some mild pain, but it … Continue reading

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