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For those of you who’ve been following along, you know that it’s all thanks to Pinterest that I started this blog a little over a year ago, and because of that it only seems fitting that it’s where I’ve been getting most of my traffic lately. Back when I first started, I not only didn’t […]

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  Ever since my girls have been babies, they’ve both been supremely picky eaters. As in “will pretty much only eat foods that are white or beige or orange” kind of picky eaters. They don’t even eat normal “kid foods” like spaghetti sauce or chicken or hamburgers (unless it is a McDonalds emergency and then […]

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If you know me, or have been a reader of this blog for the past year, you know or have heard me say (more than once) that my skin tone is pretty much that of the underbelly of a frog. I’ve told you, on occasion, about Edward Scissorhands, my dermatologist, who in the past five years […]

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One year ago I had never read a blog.  I’m not kidding. I’d heard the word, sure, but didn’t take blogs, blogging, or most especially, bloggers, seriously. After poking around on Pinterest one day at the end of February and being led to countless blogs, I had a hair brained idea that I could write […]

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I’ve been a parent for 17 and a half years. Wait.  I’ve been a parent for 17 and a half years?!? No wonder I’m drinking napping more. Along the way I’ve learned a lot of important lessons that I think some of you younger, newer parents might appreciate and find useful, and that might make your life […]

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I’ve got a confession to make. I wouldn’t last 10 minutes on The Bachelor. For those of you readers who knew me in high school, and even those who know me today (25 years later), this might not come as a shocking confession or surprise, but I’m a good girl (define good however you choose […]

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I know I’ve mentioned before that the Things are theatre kids. In fact, I wrote about the ups and downs of auditioning a few months ago when Thing 2 had just auditioned for Annie and for the first time experienced the heartaches of rejection (sort of). They live life with permanent stars in their eyes, dream of signing […]

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Because today is flu shot day. Not for me, but for Thing 2. Umm….I’ll take the flu, please? Seriously. You might tell me your kid hates to get shots, but until you’ve walked in the shoes that I’ve been walking in for the past 8 years or so, I do not want to hear it. […]

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  So as you know, Thing 1 turned 17 on Tuesday. Which got me thinking about a lot of things. Like how when you have babies everyone – everyone – who is older than you tells you how fast time will fly and you smile and nod but ignore them because you know for a […]

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