Monthly Archives: August 2008

When Can I Start Teaching My Daughter About Feminism?

We were standing in a gas station in Tennessee the first time I heard her say it. She was holding a bottle of Bug Juice in her tiny hands, carefully carrying it up to the counter all by herself. Her … Continue reading

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No one wants to read about me quitting smoking again

But it’s all I can think about. So suck it. I’ve officially gone 24 hours without a cigarette. In fact, I’m well on my way to 36 hours… and then 48 hours… The magical 72 hour mark can’t come soon … Continue reading

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I’m probably in hell right now

I wrote this post on Friday. So maybe I got it all wrong. Maybe today I am overwhelmed with joy at having my kids back. But… well… I doubt it’s as simple as that. I’m guessing I am in total … Continue reading

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It’s probably like the most awesome blogging tool ever

By the time you are done with this post, you will want to shower me with gifts to show your appreciation for the awesomeness that I am about to bestow on you. Seriously. And I happily encourage you to go … Continue reading

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I love my kids, and no one is more surprised than me

Shash inspired me. Or tagged me. Whatever. The point is, this post counts as fulfilling an obligation. To Shash. Today is the day I drive back up to Nashville to reclaim my children from their grandparents, in more ways than … Continue reading

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A Giveaway! Help me quit smoking!

I mentioned on Wednesday when I discussed my weight that I was quitting smoking. What I didn’t tell you is that this is something – a plan, if you will – that has been in place for about two months … Continue reading

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I believe they call this “Wedded Bliss”

I came home yesterday to a pleasant surprise. My husband was actually home before I was. As I’ve mentioned here before, I spend a lot of nights in the house alone (or with alone with 2 kids) and Jared’s work … Continue reading

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In Which I Discuss My Weight. And Use Real Numbers.

I’m just under 5’2 and I wear a size 6. And I’m going to talk about my weight. If you don’t think you can stomach that without the need to let your eye balls roll right out of your head, … Continue reading

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One Year: the real reason I didn’t blog this earlier

Sunday marked one year since we left our families behind in Iowa and moved to Florida. If I’m being completely honest, that’s part of the reason I didn’t turn on the computer this weekend. I knew that in the computer … Continue reading

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But My Mom Worries

They say that you shouldn’t post unless you really have something to say. They say that blogging should not be an obligation. I think that They must not have mothers. Or at least, not mothers like My mother. MY mother … Continue reading

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