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End of the School Year Madness

Maybe it’s just me, but the end of the school year always seems to bring with it a boatload of unwanted stress.  Finding a “place” for all the papers that are sent home, trying not to drown in the flood … Continue reading

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Things I’ve Learned This Week

** The end-of-the-school-year craziness must surely subtract five years off a mom’s life. ** I am sooooooooo done with the packing of the lunches. ** Stressed-out is not one of my finer looks. ** Gossip spreads WAY faster than actual … Continue reading

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Things I’ve Learned This Week

** Onions are NOT my friend. ** Every time I see a Smart Car, I can’t help but giggle. ** Being in three different places at one time is, unfortunately, at the top of my to-do list. ** Cloning myself … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Sex, Baby

I honestly don’t know where the time has gone, but apparently, I blinked, and my kids are old enough to have the “sex talk” in school.  I know — crazy, right??!!!!  Yep, the wonder of the ol’ reproductive system has … Continue reading

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Suck It, Mother Nature

I’d always thought that Mother Nature and I kind of had a connection — you know with the whole “mother” thing and all.  But I’m really starting to think that she’s falsely assumed her title because no mama in her … Continue reading

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Things I’ve Learned This Week

    ——————————————————————————————————–   ** Cancer is a giant, life-stealing asshole. ** Pushing a grocery cart through a slushy parking lot is both a good arm workout & a true test of one’s patience. ** Multiple days of school closings … Continue reading

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A Polar Vortex Punch of Reality

Coming back from a family vacation is never a fun thing.  The packing, the travel, the crabby kids — they all add up to one giant pain in the ass.  It pretty much makes you forget that you were even … Continue reading

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Texting with the Shorties

As a parent, technology is often my worst enemy.  Not only does it turn my son into a zombified video game addict half the time, but it also gives me gray hairs worrying about the prospect of someone sending a … Continue reading

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Things I’ve Learned This Week

** Complete strangers REALLY like to tell me the whole story of their lives, regardless of how horrifically TMI it might be. ** The “Mind Blowing Science Kit” is clearly an outside toy.  Ugh. ** I apparently can’t watch a school … Continue reading

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Things I’ve Learned This Week

** I might very well be the most unorganized person on the earth. ** Bite-sized candies can kiss (but not stick to) my ass. ** The only person who hates homework more than my son is me. ** Kids can … Continue reading

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