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Things I’ve Learned This Week

** If you take up two parking spaces, you shouldn’t be surprised when you’re door-dinged. ** Putting my husband in charge of homework supervision is like putting my kids in charge of homework supervision. ** Some people really don’t understand … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays, A-holes!

Ah, it’s the holiday season — that magical time of the year when you wanna sip hot cocoa by the fire and shove people outta the way for a deal on a flat-screened t.v.  Cause let’s be real, y’all.  December … Continue reading

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The Magic of the First Snowfall

As much as I loathe winter weather, there truly is something magical about the first snow of the season.  Those white flakes falling gracefully from the sky always bring an unexpected peacefulness in my otherwise chaotic world.  And being able … Continue reading

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Suburban Roller Coaster

As overly cautious as we are about protecting our children these days, it’s a wonder any of us survived our own childhoods of yesteryear.  Heck, many of us probably rode home from the hospital on our moms’ laps IN THE … Continue reading

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The Great Poofin Giveaway

If your kids are anything like mine, then they sure love to collect things.  My son’s collections include things like acorns and bouncy balls and wine corks, while my daughter’s collections include pretty much anything and everything under the sun.  … Continue reading

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To Keep or Not to Keep

I swear, there are soooooooo many surprises of parenting that nobody ever tells you about before you have kids, like all the poop and all the boogers and all the interrupted sex (yours not theirs).  There are also the piles … Continue reading

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KEEPSAKE OR CRAP?

       Being a parent pretty much forces you to become a pack rat.  It’s your parental duty to keep sacred mementos and memorabilia, but honestly, the amount of crap that my kids expect me to save is nothing … Continue reading

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Grammy's Dog and Pony Show

    We are on our fourth day of our visit to Grammy’s now, and I am always amazed at what a wild imagination she has.  I don’t know how she does it, but she is always coming up with such crazy and … Continue reading

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