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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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Happy Birthday Zohrsis


Today is my sister’s birthday.  You know what that means, Dear Readers! My sister is 5 and a half years older than me.  That means that I mostly annoyed her when we were children.  And by “mostly” I mean always.  When I … Continue reading

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Look Away


I’m learning this stuff as I go, just so you know.  I don’t profess to be an expert by any stretch of the imagination.  But people who know me personally and know Little B personally seem to be somewhat put … Continue reading

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Beat-Boxin’ and the Undertow


Little A has a new talent.  You know Little A, my La-La, rainbows and butterflies and UNICORNS AND GLITTER! IT’S SO FLUFFY AND CUTE!  Her new talent is a bit out of character…and I’m not even sure where she picked … 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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Confession Thursday ~ My Non-Cookie Cutter Child


Day before yesterday, Little B got a 100 in behavior at school.  He was so excited, he called me when he got home and told me all about it:  “I was so so good and guess what? I didn’t touch … Continue reading

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This just in: Halloween has been cancelled next year.


That’s not true.  But if you in any way interact with my children, please help me keep this story alive.  I’m begging you. My two youngest children being hopped up on sugar plus sheer excitement-induced delirium makes for an interesting weekend, … Continue reading

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