Elizabeth Coplan
  • 60, Female
  • Bainbridge Island, WA
  • United States
  • A Wild Ride: Our Blog
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A Wild Ride: Our Blog
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I'm a semi-retired marketing professional and the mother of two children (one challenging). To help make it through the day, I occasionally stop to write about my mothering experiences. I find life with my challenging child similar to a roller coaster ride. My days are colored by tremendous highs, unbelievable lows, and frequent urges to throw up. Since creating A Wild Ride, I appreciate the highs, understand the lows, and laugh out loud whenever possible.

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Elizabeth Coplan's Blog

Old Tired Dog

Posted on January 21, 2008 at 11:55am 2 Comments



You don't have to have 10 children to appreciate this one:

An old, tired-looking dog wandered into the yard. I could tell from his collar and well-fed belly that he had a home. He followed me into the house, down the hall, and fell asleep in a corner. An hour later, he went to the door, and I let him out.

The next day he was back, resumed his position in the hall, and slept for an hour. This continued…

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To Medicate or Not to Medicate

Posted on January 10, 2008 at 1:47pm 0 Comments

It is never easy to make the decision whether to medicate your child or not. Now there are 2 new parents' guides put out by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the American Psychiatric Association that may help.

The ADHD Parents…

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Appreciative Inquiry & Non-violent communication

Posted on January 5, 2008 at 10:09pm 0 Comments

Last year, North Star Family Matters, a new parenting magazine, hit the scene. It's filled with excellent articles utilizing techniques such as Appreciative Inquiry, Non-Violent…

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As we say "Goodbye" to 2007...

Posted on December 28, 2007 at 11:17am 0 Comments

...my partner, Mary Scribner, and I would like to take stock of our A Wild Ride accomplishments:

1. We made a conscious choice to keep…

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PLAY TIME!

Posted on December 24, 2007 at 11:14am 0 Comments

In the spirit of the holidays, today's Blog entry focuses on PLAY. Many of us struggle during this season with children whose sensory issues can not take in all the activities, noises and smells of the season. In short, they seem to find it difficult to play.

A while back, Melitsa from Play-Activities contacted me about her site. I checked it out and…

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At 1:33am on July 13, 2013, Lea said…

Work At Home Mom, WAHM, Mom Blogger

I am stopping by to say "hello" :)
I haven't been here in a while.
I welcome your friendship :)


Lea @ Mother Baby Child & Weight Loss Help


At 10:59pm on July 1, 2011, the third boob said…
we (chach + nellie) started a blog & would love for you to check us out and hopefully get a giggle & some answers to "why is this blog called the third boob"?! (http://thethirdboob.blogspot.com/2011/05/third-boob-story-that-started-it-all.html)
if you find the story amusing enough to follow us or tell people about we would be forever grateful.
At 10:17am on August 31, 2010, Cynthia ~ The Girlz Korner said…
Hi there from The Girlz Korner in upstate New York where you'll find light, witty and rather entertaining articles on every topic imaginable from The Little Black Dress to Making Whoopie. So if you get a chance to kick back and exhale, if only for a brief moment ... come on over and see me some time.
At 9:01am on August 10, 2009, Karen said…
At 7:57pm on January 11, 2008, Naomi "Digitalfangirl" said…
I'm so glad you like the BlackBerry Orphans article. I'm excited about the introduction in the newsletter. I am looking forward to contributing more to A Wild Ride...
At 12:14am on January 10, 2008, LisaN said…
Congratulations on the one year birthday. It's good to "see" you again.........................:)
At 9:58pm on January 8, 2008, Naomi "Digitalfangirl" said…
Elizabeth, I know 'Expectations' is your January, but I wrote a post on my blog the other day that I'd really like to share on your blog. Let me know what you think. http://tinyurl.com/37qo8v
At 10:30pm on January 1, 2008, Naomi "Digitalfangirl" said…
Expectations, huh, I think I have something in my head for that already. I'd love to participate in January's theme. I'll try and knock that out this weekend.
At 11:24pm on December 19, 2007, Naomi "Digitalfangirl" said…
I would love to write something especially for A Wild Ride. Just let me know if you'd like me to stick to a particular theme or not. I am very excited. Actually, I am super stoked at how the mom blogger community continues to grow. It's amazing..
At 10:49pm on December 19, 2007, Naomi "Digitalfangirl" said…
Elizabeth, I went past your blog the other day and left a comment. I love A Wild Ride and would love to contribute to it.

Naomi
 
 
 

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