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Things I’ve Learned This Week

** It’s gotta be a scientific fact that kids are 10 times crazier in the summer. ** Kicking your own ass is harder than having someone else kick it for you. ** I’m not above napping in public. ** Someone … Continue reading

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No Rest for the Weary

With summer camps ending, I have become the unofficial director of “Camp Mama”, who’s expected to have full-day schedules of wild and exciting adventures planned for each and every day.  Thus, my time for writing even something as small as … Continue reading

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Things I Learned LAST Week (Cause I’m Behind on Everything Lately….)

** I really just need a good shove in the right general direction.  ** Bandaids disappear in this house faster than wine. ** You know you need a vacation when an MRI is the most relaxing thing you’ve done in … Continue reading

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Things I’ve Learned This Week

** Surprisingly, a quiet house kinda creeps me out. ** Mother Nature is a ruthless Bitch with a capital “B“. ** “The Great Gatsby” was unfortunately not all that great. ** I would get lost inside a cardboard box.  (No, seriously, … Continue reading

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Look Out — Dad’s in Charge!!!

When I put my husband in charge of getting the kids somewhere, I can generally expect for at least a handful of important things to be completely forgotten.  Try as he might, he just doesn’t run through any sort of … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Sappy Post (You’ve Been Warned….)

So I got that old familiar pit in the bottom of my motherly stomach again yesterday.  It happened when I dropped my son off for his first day of Sports Camp.  Yes, it’s that same ol’ dreaded feeling I seem … Continue reading

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The Walking Doll

Bedtime in our house is enough to push me straight to the admissions desk at the looney bin.  And lately?  Things have gotten even more maddening since my daughter has decided to get freaked the eff out by all the … Continue reading

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The Hot Dad

           Get a group of stay at home moms together, and it doesn’t take much to snap our attention out of the Groundhog Day routine that otherwise consumes our daily lives, especially when the distraction comes in … Continue reading

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The Lunchbag Challenge

       I have all but given up on what to pack in my kids’ lunches.  They have to be two of the pickiest children EVER to walk the face of the earth.  I have tried packing things that I … Continue reading

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The Errand

     Yesterday, I learned a very important lesson.  Never take my kids to run even one teensy tiny errand right after picking them up from camp.  It’s just not going to turn out well.  As usual, I had to learn … Continue reading

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