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Feets of Strength

We stayed in a nice condo last week at the beach.  I was initially terrified, as it was one of those classy-looking minimalist mostly-white affairs, and, you know, kids.  The kids did great.  We did not permanently stain or deface … Continue reading

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Everybody Dirts

Kids = dirt and filth.  It’s an unmistakable fact.  Despite this, I try to only bathe them every other day.  I just hate bathing them.  Even though it’s a bit better since I started separating them, it’s still damn messy. … Continue reading

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The Land of Bilk and Money

Have you ever had one of those years where everything in your life just kind of breaks?  We’re having that year.  2016 will go down in the Bomb Factory as the year we went broke. First it was the yard. … Continue reading

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Booger Nights

We tried a new family on for play-date size yesterday, and it went swimmingly.  They have an older daughter Stella’s age and a little boy slightly younger than Felix.  Best of all, Stella and the little girl went to play-school … Continue reading

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Mud Is Thicker Than Water

Our back yard is  a horrible mess.  When we looked at it initially as virgin (read “moron”) potential new homeowners, all we saw were lovely large trees (even if one was uncomfortably close to the back wall) and some beautiful … Continue reading

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CSI: My-Mommy

I have to say that I’m pretty pleased with how much Stella’s communication has improved over the past couple of months.  Maybe it’s the speech therapy.  I’m more inclined to give her school credit.  I just seriously love that place … Continue reading

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Best In Sheaux

I’ve confessed before that one of my guilty pleasures is watching Honey Boo Boo.  I could honestly care less about HBB, but am endlessly fascinated by the dynamics involving the rest of the family.  It’s so disgusting that it’s thrilling … Continue reading

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Mulch Ado About Nothing

Stella made it through an entire day at school yesterday.  There was nary a phone call or email.  Around 12:15 I started getting really anxious, as that’s when the dreaded nap time is set to begin.  By 1:45, I was … Continue reading

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Dirt Locker

For today’s totally obvious fact, kids are dirty.  Once they’re ambulatory, there is no limit to the funk they can find.  You also learn as a mother that there is “good dirt” and “bad dirt,” and it IS possible to … Continue reading

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Deck the Hall(oween)s

This one will probably be boring for everyone.  It seems like this is a wild time of year for everyone.  The weather has finally gotten wonderful down here so everyone is trying to cram in as many activities as possible.  … Continue reading

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