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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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Coping with Sandy Hook

Like every other parent in America, I sent my kids off to school yesterday morning with a giant lump in my throat.  The horrific events of Friday’s mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School were at the forefront of my … Continue reading

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Hug A Tree With Little Rosie

Although it hasn’t always been the easiest concept to teach, I’ve always TRIED to help my kids understand the importance of protecting our planet.  Maybe it’s because I used enough hair spray in the 1980′s to kill half of it, … Continue reading

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Homework Can Kiss My Ass

Why do I feel like homework time is nothing but an exercise in patience for the PARENTS??!!  I don’t know about you, but I despise this time of the day even more than when my alarm clock goes off in … Continue reading

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Baring It All

     You know that saying, “Curiosity killed the cat?”  Well, I’m quite certain that phrase would apply to me if I ever did choose to throw caution to the wind and get naked with my bad self on a … Continue reading

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Kiss My Ash

     Given that today is Ash Wednesday, I am reminded of a rather humiliating experience that I encountered when I was a teacher in what seems like a lifetime ago. Other than the Jewish Spanish teacher, I was the only … Continue reading

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You Asked, I Answered

      Most of you know by now that I am the queen of Too Much Information.  I don’t know if it’s because it’s therapeutic or if it’s just cause I like to make fun of myself, but I tend … Continue reading

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Hot For Teacher

           I’m not sure how many of you know this, but pre-kids, I used to be a teacher.  More specifically, I used to be a junior high teacher. So, if you think back for a couple of … Continue reading

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The Pick Up

           It’s just after 3:00, and I’m standing there waiting out the calm before the storm with all the other over-extended moms in the neighborhood. We’re all just trying to catch our breaths before our wild and … Continue reading

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The Meet and Greet

     Today was the Meet & Greet with all the teachers at school, and my kids were totally psyched about meeting their mysterious new first grade teachers. I wondered if they’d even go to sleep last night from all … Continue reading

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