KT :)

I find I’m not blogging as much as I thought I might.
Still planning on great words in the future but life is good at the moment and it’s always easier to vent when you are worked up!

But I also take pictures.
Kind pictures.
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I try and talk humorously about my daily life on Facebook. Little stuff not blog worthy.
I have five kids and a 90 year old father who still works as a pediatrician.
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I spend my days chronicling the life of my very special friend, Eevee.
She’s one in a million. If you need a friend she’s your girl.

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I’m still working on my blog/book.
“KT’s Kind Words-An incomplete guide to lazy-fair parenting”

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And last but not least as it’s my actual money maker, I rent out a beach condo in San Diego!
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Marianne Williamson gives a very encouraging and rousing speech about changing the way we do politics!
Neither red nor blue but with brains and heart.
She is a lecturer on A Course in Miracles – Foundation for Inner Peace, a thought system I have begun studying and dovetails with how I have viewed life.
We CAN change the world is we want to. The problem is nobody believes it.
I know I have practiced radical forgiveness in my life and I find myself at 54 more blessed and at peace than ever before.
God IS Love. Charity never Faileth. Charity is the pure love of God.
It’s ALL just LOVE.

The times call for action. Listen up!
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I’ve been blessed to be a stay at home mother.

But whether you are a stay at home parent or not, we all need to claim some time during the week as our own.

I claim Mondays. I also claim a couple of hours on Wednesdays but that’s only because my momma workload has decreased.

What do I do with my Momma Monday’s? It’s more of what I DON’T do.

#1. I don’t make appointments. You won’t find me surprised by anything on a Monday.

NO dentists, doctors, play dates, charity meals, or heaven forbid school conferences.

Mondays are for enjoying the still of the house after a beautiful busy weekend.

My time to slowly gather my thoughts as I gather wet towels.

By evening on Monday I’m back in the race. Ready to rescue, reward, and return books for my family.

Happy Momma Monday.



I’ve had this thought;

We finally decided to not shame children anymore by calling them bastards & illegitimate or their mothers “unwed”.

So why are we shaming children of gay parents by calling their parents illegitimate & unwed?

It isn’t the gay parents hurting their children, it’s society’s labels of their parents union that hurts.

“Wrong, immoral, sin, evil, perverted, twisted, ungodly, bestial, comparable to the worse that humans can do.”

Think any of the children want to hear their parents called that?

Words mean things. They hurt people.

Stop saying hurtful things and hurting people.



It’s time. I will not be silenced any more. Silence IS death for me. That’s not my original thought. My late gay brother taught me SILENCE=DEATH.

“Katie is a bright student but she TALKS TOO MUCH”

“Katie would cry if the plague left. Snort, snort.”

That’s what I DO!

I talk and cry.

For many years my email was kttalks. I evolved enough that at one point I changed it to ktskindear. Now, that’s not KT skin dear. That’s KT’s kind ear. KT, you need to be a better listener I said to myself.

People really need to be listened to and who are you to tell anybody anything anyway? You didn’t finish your college degree. Many people won’t even talk to you without one, let alone think you have advice to offer.

I do have 70 or so college credits. All the general education requirements done for a four-year college degree. I just decided to go independent study and major in motherhood.

We all know now that 10,000 hours practice and study can make you an expert in whatever you’ve spent those hours doing.

I’ve been heavy-duty, one on one, in-home mothering.

There are 8,760 hours in a year. I’ve raised five children, four to adulthood.

First child, 8,760x18yrs=157,680 hours mothering. Fourteen months later,

Second child, 8,760x18yr=157,680 hours mothering 2 children. Two and half years later,

Third child, 8,760x18yr=157,680 hours mothering 3 children. Three years later lost a baby.

Fourth child, spent about an hour with his tiny 5oz body. A year later,

Fifth child, 8,760x18yr=157,680 hours mothering four children. Six years later,

Sixth child, spent about an hour with his tiny 5oz body. A year later,

Seventh child, 8,760×13=113,880 hours mothering five children.

That’s 744,600 of woman hours mothering! Drop 10,000 into that and I’m

a mothering expert 74 times over!

In my wildest dreams I’d do stand up. I like to talk and I think I’m funny.  But I did have a more realistic dream of writing about my parenting philosophy.

To that end I started, http://ktskindwords.com/

My “incomplete guide to lazy fair parenting”. But found very early I had a lot more to say on a lot more subjects.

So, welcome to https://kttalks.com/. Kind communication through straight talk.

I want to be the easiest person to talk to. I’ll talk about anything. But I listen.

I want to facilitate communication. I want to find our similarities and joys. I don’t want anything hidden.

Except maybe what’s in your hankie. I like basic courtesies.

But most everything is on the table.

Politics, sex and religion don’t scare me.

I’m not trying to promote anything but mutual understanding.

Bridging gaps. Generational gaps, gender gaps, class gaps and racial divides.

We are, all of us individually worthy of respect, kindness and understanding.

This is my little corner of the woods and whether anyone hears me falling. I’m going to make some noise!

KT 🙂