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What Not to Say to Your Children (According to “Experts”)


There is no shortage of “How To” parenting articles.  The world’s foremost experts spend all of their time researching what happens to kids when they grow up under the care of less-than-perfect parents.  They give seething advice on the topic.  Their … Continue reading

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Family Reunion


I have a family reunion tomorrow. I’m so excited to see everyone, and how their children have grown. I have such wonderful memories of my childhood, and all of those memories are tied to my mother’s family. That was really … Continue reading

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Beauty is only skin deep. Right?! Right?!


My soon-to-be 5 year old, Little A, has picked up on a very annoying habit from my soon-to-be 13 year old, Tween C.  One of her favorite sayings is “I know, right?!”  Little A has only picked up the last … Continue reading

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The 10 Things I Want for Mother’s Day This Year…


I’ve been tossing around a few ideas about Mother’s Day.  What would make me happy?  Truth is, I want at least 10 things for Mother’s Day this year.  I know that sounds selfish, and that I might be asking too much, … Continue reading

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The Future (AKA I Am Scared As Hell)


  I stay so caught up in the past and the present, that I rarely allow myself to look to the future.  And when I do (or am FORCED to by one or more of those damn people that live … Continue reading

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I feel better already…


In the midst of all of the travesties of life that one must endure, a ray of hope:  My new cleaning lady starts tomorrow.  Hooray!  Hooray!  (Feel free to take a moment of silence in revererence.  Yeah, buddy, it’s just … Continue reading

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Confession Thursday: Failing at Motherhood


This is not a fishing expedition to get a bunch of “Oh, you’re a GREAT mother!” comments from you guys…because while that’s always nice to hear, to be honest, it means very little in the big scheme of things.  After … Continue reading

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