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Friday
Sep062013

the trenches

Being the parent of two kids under 5 has been one of the most challenging things I've ever done. The comforting thing is I am not alone. Every parent I've talked to who has gone through it — or is in it still — agrees that it is tough.

More than once, I've been told with sympathetic eyes and a pat on the back, "Oh, you're in the trenches. Don't worry. It gets better."

This illustration — the cover of my yearly mixed CD — is in honor of all the parents who are in the trenches, too. We're in it together.

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oh yes, deep in those trenches right there with you! :) sending strength from afar

September 13, 2013 | Unregistered Commentersperlygirl

i only have one and i'm in a trench. can only guess with two. you are AMAZING my friend. amazing. XO

September 13, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterlisa s

Happy to be in the thick of it with you, friend. (If you have an extra copy of this CD......)

September 17, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterErlina

I am not in that particular trench, but have total admiration for everyone at the front lines. Seriously, moms have superpowers and y'all are my heroes! Love this illustration too.

September 20, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterginger from bliss-ologie

I love this illustration!

December 1, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterT.

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