Maria Francis

Maria Francis's Efforts

This blog is about common things which most of us experience
most of the time.I want my readers to go 'Thats happened to
me' when they read my post.

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Recent blog posts from Efforts


The Mall
The Mall
The dog is looking at me. His eyes, they seem to see right into my soul. I am not great at prolonged eye contact even with humans. So a dog, a menacing looking black dog that too. Nope not good. 5 …...
7 Years Ago
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P is for Preoccupied, G is for Guilt
P is for Preoccupied, G is for Guilt
Yesterday, Ryan asks me a question that made me stop in my tracks. Ok not exactly stop, because I was driving after school pickup and it wouldn’t have been a good idea.  “Amma, why…...
7 Years Ago
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Reading and other things my kids don’t want to do 
Reading and other things my kids don’t want to do 
Now this year, R made the big and painful leap from reading children’s books to books for children which have chapters and minimal pictures. Ok it wasn’t a leap, it’s been a frigg…...
7 Years Ago
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Night-time
Night-time
He kicked me. Over and over again. Every night, it was the same.  I had tried to make things different between us. But he wouldn’t listen. Come morning, and he pretended like it was…...
8 Years Ago
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Sibling love and other Things I tried (and failed) to teach my kids
Sibling love and other Things I tried (and failed) to teach my kids
So we are on our way back from grocery shopping. Which is always the time when the offspring are Least Likeable. I know you thought about that your own kid’s LL moment didn’t cha? They …...
8 Years Ago
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Losing you 
I saw you today. And my breath caught. For the longest time I had lost hope of ever seeing you again. When you vanished, my mind knew I shouldn’t dwell on it. Many had warned me this could ha…...
8 Years Ago
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