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On Becoming More Than Not My Mother

I think that, for many of us, parenthood is just as much about our childhoods as it is about our children. It’s the great do-over, the chance to right all the wrongs of our mothers and fathers. To be honest, … Continue reading

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Miss Britt vs. The RV Salesman

I almost assaulted an RV salesman this weekend. If it hadn’t been for the fact that my children were present, assault is illegal, and I don’t believe in violence, I’d have done my very best to knock the guy on … Continue reading

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Most People Are Not Idiots

I made the mistake of reading blogs this morning before getting to work.  Worse than that, I made the mistake of reading comments on blogs. It took exactly two minutes before I stumbled on the first Everyone But Us Is … Continue reading

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The Second Chance Dad

My dad called last night at about 8:30. “Are you doing your show?” he asked. “Yep. Do you have to assimilate to be American.” “Oh, um,” he hesitated, “maybe I won’t listen to that one.” “Why not?” “Well, I’m kind … Continue reading

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Why don’t we spank our kids anymore?

I received a request from another blogger to do a post here. Specifically, they wanted to know what *you* – meaning you, dear reader – had to say about a certain topic. Personally, I think that says quite a bit … Continue reading

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A Glass House With A View

In my younger years, I was a judgmental bitch. You could easily measure the starkness of my own black and white morality against my mother’s rather colorful “perception is reality” view of life. As she tried to explain to me … Continue reading

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