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For Goodness Shakes

As a mom, I find myself cleaning up all kinds of bullshit messes.  I often find myself wondering aloud how neither of my children seem to have managed to learn how to successfully eat yet.  The amount of food and … Continue reading

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Pant Buy Me Love

I’m sure you have all seen the trend whereby “adult” has become a verb.  I can’t decide if I love this or hate it.  Regardless, it is fun to bellyache and sympathize with one another on how much being a … Continue reading

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Closet To God

You know how most superheroes have utility belts where they keep all manner of useful superhero-ey items?  I’ve decided I need a mom closet.  A padlocked secret closet or pantry for everything I need to be a mom on a … Continue reading

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Jack and Jill Went On the Pill

My husband and I are wired very differently.  I guess to a large extent it’s a matter of opposites attracting.  While we have  shared several key common interests, we’ve always approached life using different methods. He’s way more laid back … Continue reading

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I’m Going Off the Rails on a Crazy Grain

We all have buttons that people can push – those little issues and tics that help make us who we are and demonstrate how neurotic we can be.  Maybe it’s a word or phrase: a name in vain, a word … Continue reading

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Night of the Living Bed

I’ve tried to share my morning experiences with you.  Here’s a sample of a typical evening.  Bear in mind, as this scenario plays out, I’ve been up since 5:00 AM, gone to work, and picked up my children.  By most … Continue reading

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The Wind In My Sales

I woke up Wednesday with a crazy thought in my head:  why not take one more week of maternity leave?  I mean, I can take up to 12.  Sure, I’ve had crazy days with the kids, and I’ve bitched and … Continue reading

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Floor Letter Word

Since Stella has been so into her ABC’s, we started a full alphabet immersion program.  We had a few odd letter magnets on our fridge that had come from whoknowswhere.  Given that she was so into these, I figured that … Continue reading

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Tools Rush In

Whenever folks are looking at others’ mental capabilities or deficiencies, you often get the comparison of chimps and their ability to use tools.  You know the example: chimp uses stick to coax ants out of an ant pile so that … Continue reading

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Babe of Mutilation

Kids are messy. You just don’t expect to go into someone’s house that has kids and expect to see a museum showpiece (and if you do, someone in that equation is seriously ill – mentally or otherwise). Kids leave crumbs, … Continue reading

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