The Eighth and Final Square

with courage face the thing you fear so the pawn becomes the queen

Archive for April, 2012

There’s a few things that I wish I had known, or that I did know but felt as though they were little-known facts, and other stuff I want to share. So here’s to all new mothers! General Stuff: Being a mother is really hard, one of the hardest jobs on earth because it will tax you in every possible way. A good support system (or the number of a really good babysitter whom you trust!) is a must. Sleep whenever […]

Posted by Phoenix On Apr - 25 - 2012 12 Comments READ FULL POST

Growing up, we were never considered rich, by any stretch of the imagination, but neither were we poor. We had food on the table, a roof over our heads, vehicles, toys, etc. When my dad lost his company, we thought then we were truly poor. We looked down on people who called themselves “poor” yet were fat. We judged anyone who had government assistance, and thought they were just lazy (and that it wasn’t the government’s job to take care […]

Posted by Phoenix On Apr - 19 - 2012 3 Comments READ FULL POST

I remember when I was 3, trying to take a stuffed animal home from the church nursery. When my parents saw me with it, they insisted I take it back. I lied and said they gave it to me. My parents said I had to leave it, but I was adamant. A nursery worker finally said yeah, I could have it, and I still have it to this day. I remember being about four, and grandma had told me to […]

Posted by Phoenix On Apr - 13 - 2012 7 Comments READ FULL POST
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