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Love Friday: Tiny Dancer Edition

posted by Catherine Connors

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It’s been a hard week around here. Both Jasper and Emilia are sick. Tanner is declining. Life just seems dark and hard. But all it takes is a minute or two of flipping through some recent pictures of a wee ballerina at her dance recital rehearsal and the heart relaxes, and breathes, because it is reminded that where there is so much light, dark casts so much less shadow.



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posted June 10, 2010 at 1:17 pm


Take heart, C, there is a lot of light out there! Just read your interview about PPD (on healthzone) and couldn’t stop nodding. My own depression also tends to rear its ugly head when I’m broken and exhausted. For some reason I never put two and two together before now… So damn hard to nurture ourselves, so we don’t wind up in that dark place. And though it goes against our nature to do so, we must put ourselves first, so we can be the kind of moms our kids deserve. Thanks for keeping it real.



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