Kinetic Sand is Evil

Buying kinetic sand was the worst idea I have ever had. Or rather, the worst request I've ever said yes to. I am the Play-doh mom. The science experiment mom. The finger paint and glitter mom. The cut-up-cardboard-to-build-a-ramp mom. I Pinterest craft ideas that are within my level of craftiness. I can't draw or cut... Continue Reading →

Dads: Consistent and Present

Photo by Agung Pandit Wiguna My father wasn’t present in my life for very long. He and my mom had long-standing martial issues that resulted in multiple separations, one before I was born, and two after. The divorce came when I turned six and so began a separation from my father as well. This isn’t... Continue Reading →

Motherhood is…

Motherhood is hard. It is emotionally and physically draining. It is challenging to raise a human. The uncertainty and fear that every decision could negatively impact your child is a constant companion. And guilt is real and strong and oppressive. Motherhood is amazing. Watching a little being you nurtured become a person is one of... Continue Reading →

Fourteen and Eight

Yesterday was my anniversary. Fourteen and eight. Fourteen years together. Eight years married. Two college students who met young and grew up together. We became adults together. In fourteen years we’ve weathered death and heartbreak, loss of purpose, loss of self, and disenchantment with love. Between us, there are four graduations, three career changes, one... Continue Reading →

Sunday Morning

Making a train track with my favorite monster. The furry wild beast keeps wrecking the track!

My Family Doesn’t Know About My Blog

Photo by Pixabay It is odd to think that it been nearly a year since I launched Cece's Voyage. Admittedly, I have fallen off the posting train a few times, but for the most part, I've done pretty well. I have a confession to make. My family does not know about my blog. And by... Continue Reading →

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