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Things I’ve Learned This Week

** I wish my brain shut off as easily when I try to go to sleep as it does when I try to help my kids with their homework. ** Exhaustion is just NOT a good look on me. ** Dioramas are … Continue reading

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Things I’ve Learned This Week

** The words “health” and “care” go together like oil and water. ** I need a Fat Tuesday rain check. ** If you cough in an airport, people think you have the bubonic plague. ** The Fannie May candy store … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget To Tickle The Taco

I’m sure most of us have given our cell phones to our kids at some point or another to entertain them (i.e. shut them the hell up) while we run errands, right?  And really, the worst that can happen is … Continue reading

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A (Very) Short Story By My Son

(This story must be prefaced with the fact that it was nothing short of a miracle to get my son to write anything in school at all.  His poor teacher had to practically hypnotize him to get any kind of … Continue reading

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My Son, the Turtle

When I say “pick-up line”, some people might think I’m referring to a cheesy phrase used in the hopes of getting into someone’s pants.  But any parent would know that I’m actually referring to the congregation of mamas, papas and … Continue reading

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Do Your Balls Hang Low?

My household has a growing fixation with balls.  And I’m not talking about the kind you bounce on a basketball court or the ones you hit with a bat either.  I’m talking about man parts — testes, dingalings, family jewels, … Continue reading

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Fond Memories or Clueless Parenting?

Sometimes as parents, we overlook potential “problems” in our children.  We pass them off as being quirky or cute without actually realizing the possibility of future consequences.  At least, that’s what I’ve told myself is the norm anyway when it … Continue reading

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Flat Stanley and the Hooters Girls

Many of you have probably heard of or even read the Flat Stanley book series for children.  It’s about a boy who’s flattened one night by a bulletin board hanging over his bed.  He learns that he can suddenly fit … Continue reading

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I Smell Trouble

So it seems that my son hasn’t really gotten off to the best start at school this year.  He’s been getting into trouble by not following the rules of his classroom.  Surprisingly, this is the same friggin’ kid who normally … Continue reading

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Crap! School's Out

Well, it’s that time once again — time to wrap up yet another year of school.  I swear I don’t know where the hell the time has gone, but I feel like I was just bawling my eyes out at … Continue reading

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