Category Archives: Family


I’d like to do away with Easter all together in our house hold, but I probably won’t for the kids sake. My whole family, strangely, stopped celebrating Easter together 5 or 6 years ago. Mainly when my grandma got up … Continue reading

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Great Loss

The AH’s mom, my MIL and the kids beloved Nana passed away late Friday night. We were the last to see her Friday, leaving a mere 4 1/2 hours before her death. She did not look well at all and … Continue reading

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Seeking Change

As I’m sure you’re well aware of, I have taken a break from blogging. I just couldn’t write. I wanted to write. I intended to write and maybe I needed to write, but I didn’t. I’ve been on  another journey … Continue reading

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Spiritual Death

It was recently brought to my attention that some in my family are still mourning my deconversion, which they called a spiritual death and liken it to the pain of a physical death.  It’s been 3 years since I deconverted … Continue reading

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Letter To My Children

I’ve been reading this blog for a long time, since before I deconverted. I knew they were a catholic family. I think the children are beautiful, her house pretty, she a good mom, but her recent post rubbed me the wrong … Continue reading

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My god is the ocean.

Maybe I was wrong. Maybe I do need something that I think is bigger than me. Maybe I do need to have something that I can turn over my stress to. Just give them away until I feel better equip … Continue reading

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Dam at Kids Without Religion wrote a iReport for CNN on Why I Raise My Children Without God. It has a lot of comments(9000 or so), some of them nice and some of them not so nice. One thing that … Continue reading

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Silly Stuff

I’ve once again been busy, but I thought I’d share something funny. The reward for good behavior at my kid’s school is stickers and then after a certain amount of stickers they are allowed to get into the treasure box. … Continue reading

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Do you ever feel like you just want to run away? That was not a feeling I was too familiar with until a couple of years ago. I’m sure as a kid I wanted to run away sometimes when I … Continue reading

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