60 Seconds Tales: Terrible Mother

She’s sweating bucketfuls even though the air conditioning in this shopping mall is blasting arctic air through the vents. One hand holds four shopping bags, there’s three more on the floor sandwiched between her legs, while her other hand barely manages to hold down her four-year-old – a slippery baby eel eyeing the gigantic teddy…

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Empty Bed

I shared your warmth On my skin, on my bed. That warm patch was comforting When you lay sleeping With your little hand curled In my big one, Content. The warmth And the smell of you Seeped through my skin, Drenched me In your smiles; Grew roots within. But one day You were just gone.…

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A Mother’s Day Wish From Another Mother

From small tantrums to huge fights; From pesky demands to making their dreams come true; From learning when to rein them in to knowing when to let go; From band-aids to hospital rounds…. You’ve weathered it all. But through all their ups and downs, highs and lows, you never forgot to just love them –…

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5 THINGS HOMEBOUND MOMMIES SHOULD DO FOR THEMSELVES

Your little bundle of joy is the centre of your universe. You would do anything for that little angel. Which is why you quit your job and decided that stay-at-home-mommy, or SAHM as they’re called now, would be your new designation. But a few months (or years) down the line you notice that there’s too…

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An Open Letter To Stay-At-Home Moms

Dear Stay-At-Home Mom, I know you’re lonesome. I know it gets tough when you have to give up so much for not much in return. I know you’re there for everyone while no one’s there for you. I know that no one understands your frustration. I know that no one appreciates your devotion. I know…

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Doodling Again

via Daily Prompt: Age It’s been an age since I doodled, and since I’m not writing much for the blog (actually, I’m not writing much, period), I thought I’ll just try doodling one evening and post the result, and these two were done in the one hour that my daughter was out playing with her…

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Thirty Seconds Tale #11: Boo-Boo

“Eat carefully! Don’t let the food drop on your clothes, okay, or Mumma will be very upset with you”, she scolded her toddler, and when she took her own spoonful to her mouth, it slipped and plopped right on her own clothes. “Haw, Mumma made a boo-boo!” Copyright ©2017 Pradita Kapahi. All rights reserved.

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WHAT MOTHERHOOD TAUGHT ME ABOUT TIME

Originally posted on Candles Online:
“I need to make time for working out.“ “You should make time for the kids.” “He needs to make time for his check-ups.“ These are just random sentences, from everyday lives, but notice how they all use the phrase ‘make time’. How do you think this phrase originated? I mean…

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