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I never had a Cabbage Patch Kid. I think maybe it was because in the early 80’s when they really took off and became popular I was too old to play with dolls. Or maybe it was because they were ugly as shit. Whichever it was, the fact that I was never a fan became […]

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You guys, I’m having a mental fatigue moment that’s lasted for about 12 hours (I can actually hear the sarcastic thoughts seeping from Husband’s brain as he read that high in his office 10 miles away. And no, Husband, that is not an understatement). Sure, I am fatigued physically pretty much all the damn time […]

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*This is an updated post of one originally published on 9/11/12 13 years ago at this time I was trying desperately to get another hour of sleep. My 4 month old had had a fussy night, and my husband had woken me up at 4:30 a.m. to say goodbye. He was going to NYC for […]

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When I started college, I wanted to be a news anchor. Correction: I wanted to be the next Mary Hart (my love of Hollywood and obsession with the absurdity of celebrity life goes way, way back). So I enrolled in the Walter Cronkite School of Telecommunications at Arizona State University and began my journey to […]

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I’m not a perfect parent. Am I raising kids who are polite and respectful and who don’t get in trouble? Yes. Is it because of my parenting? It shit-sure is. But don’t get me wrong, now that my kids are older I often forget to make them meals (and by “forget” I mean I choose […]

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Last week I was walking down the sidewalk in the small town near our cabin, and coming toward me was a large man-boy who was walking about three feet in front of his tiny little girl who was about two years old and was toddling along at the normal pace for a toddling two year […]

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I’m a child of divorce, several times over. Well, technically twice, but since my mother and step-father split up and got back together a time or two unofficially before making it official, I think I can safely call it ‘several’. You might say I grew up without a very positive example of what a successful […]

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