Author Archives: JennP

About JennP

Single mom by choice, lesbian, natural living, parenting, car free, Chicago.Thank you for reading and feel free to leave a comment!

Last Week

Wheh, this was a busy one but lots of fun. My mom is off of work and is trying to follow the Mayo Clinic meal plans, which has been a juggle of kitchen/fridge use as she is making each meal … Continue reading

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MicroBlog Monday: Money

Money has been hard to come by since having Wallace, but I’m still chugging along. I am stoically working on my Amazon used books business, I am trying to help my friend with her hemp necklace business, I am starting a local resource site for parents, … Continue reading

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Almost Birthday

I turn 32 on Wednesday. That feels big but I’m not sure why. Maybe because I remember when my parents were each this age. I was 11 when my mom turned 32 (technically, I turned a 11 two weeks later). … Continue reading

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Things I Didn’t Do Today

I have been hit with a bunch of migraines and it’s getting in the way of life a lot. Today was the 6th one this month, so here’s a list of what didn’t get done. Put away laundry Cook dinner … Continue reading

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Camper Update

Last August, I had to put the motorhome, aka Camper, into storage at a nearby place. There goes $35 a month, but keeping it in the parking lot at the apartment was understandably not an option. It also made it … Continue reading

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Gender Nonconforming or Gender Oblivious?

I’ve read a few blogs and stories lately with parents stating their young children are gender nonconforming. This is great that parents are accepting their children as is and I’m hopeful that this acceptance will decrease the amount of LGBTQ … Continue reading

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Blogging for LGBTQ Families Day: Poem

Back when I lived in Denver, I went to a poetry night called Cafe Cultura. I had been performing in Chicago for a few years and was trying to find my space in Denver. I loved the people who performed … Continue reading

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