Questions..So Many Questions

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1. Why do kids have fun-dar at the worst times (also known as “we-were-sleeping-but-sensed-that-mom-and-dad-were-going-to-watch-a-movie-or-going-to-have-a-date-night radar)? 2. Why are rice and banana so difficult to clean up once tossed from a high chair? 3. Why do kids always get sick before something big or wonderful is supposed to take place? 4. Why is it called the “post-baby” body?…I believe “post-war” is … Read More

Chores I DO Like To Do…Strange But True

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Recently I read a wonderful post by the Gypsy Mama about the things we must do but HATE doing…you know, things like cleaning the tub and clipping baby nails. She had me rolling by the end, since many of the things that she mentioned are things that I am notorious at our house for avoiding. Her words inspired me as well, because … Read More

An Impromptu Vow of Silence

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I woke up today to a piercing headache and a dull earache, accompanied by the mother of all sore throats. This came as no big surprise, though, since the whole family has been battling this awful bug on and off for almost three weeks, and I had been feeling a bit under the weather for a few days now. What DID … Read More


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The latest issue of TIME magazine left me a bit rattled. For those that may not have read it, you have to find the article, read it, and then look deeper to see what people have been saying about it. Far form being merely controversial, many feel that it is a straight up attack on mothers. First of all, for … Read More

Priceless Memories and Newfound Friends

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It never ceases to amaze me how kids can instantly make friends with other kids, almost without even saying a word. An exchange of toys, a quick smile, and suddenly they are new best friends. I wish it were that easy for me to make friends, and to navigate the social waters of adulthood. Truth be told, I am definitely … Read More