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What I Learned My First Week Of School

1. Brand spanking new backpacks have a street value of about two cans of soda. While standing at the bus stop with Emma, who wanted me there, and Devin, who has been surprisingly tolerant of my presence, I discovered that Devin’s best … Continue reading

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The Very First Day Of The Very First Year

“Awwww… are you sad?” This is, I think, simply what one says to a mother when they hear that kindergarten is on the horizon.  It doesn’t matter if you’re sending your first, last or random middle child off, the very … Continue reading

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And then there were four.

I can’t stop looking at them. They are so tall.  Their voices are so much deeper.  They have made plans and schemes since June and they are eager to share them with me. Emma leapt into my arms, buried her … Continue reading

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No Tears For V-Day

God willing, forever four. I remember reading about women who were heartbroken to say good-bye to their reproductive years.  They wrote moving prose about how their husbands’ vasectomies marked the end of an era, how a small part of them … Continue reading

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Annnnd, now we’re crying. Awesome.

From Jared via IM this morning: “I showed your video to Brenda and meika then they started clicking on your other videos and apparently there is a video of me doing the hoky poky…….” From me to Jared via IM … Continue reading

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When your kids are old enough to want you gone.

This is the third year in a row that I’ve shipped my two children off to their grandparents for part of their summer vacation.  Although this will be their longest trip yet, it will probably be the easiest.  On them. … Continue reading

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Bragging About My Kids

Tuesday is the last day of school here. Emma will have finished her first official year in the system as a preschooler, and they celebrated with an official preschool graduation ceremony on Friday.  Preschool graduation ceremonies, like elementary and middle … Continue reading

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What I’ve Been Meaning To Say…

I used to blog every. single. day.  There was barely a thought or event or special occasion that went undocumented in some form or another. And then?  Well, I don’t know what.  Other shit became more important, I guess.  Or … Continue reading

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Miss Britt And Emma Play Hookie: A Photo Essay

I received an email recently from Lauren Hoyt-Williams, PR Big Shot for SeaWorld, Busch Gardens and Discovery Cove.  It went something like this: “So, um, I just wanted to follow up and see if you might actually be interested in … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Pictures And Why Mommy Blogging Is Easy.

Do you know why there are so many mommy blogs? Because it’s easy. If you have kids, you can throw up pictures from pretty much any day of your life and be like “LOOK!  I POSTED!  SPECIAL MOMENTS WITH MY … Continue reading

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