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The Hard Part.

“Is being a mom hard?” she asked. “Yes.” I answered without hesitation.  Fear and a desire to understand better washed over her face almost imperceptibly.  She mentioned something about working and the things we do. “It’s not taking care of … Continue reading

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In Which I Educate My Mom On Whoredom And Decide Not To Bitch To The Internet. For Once.

“Alright, Mom.  I have to go.” Our morning conversation was beginning to bleed into my working hours and I could no longer ignore the screams from my inbox. “OK, baby.  I love you.” “I love you, too.  Thanks for listening … Continue reading

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On Parenting and Dance Parties in Living Rooms

I don’t know if other mothers do this, but I’m constantly thinking about how my children will remember their childhoods. We’ll be in the middle of our lives, and suddenly I see it all as a snapshot.  I look at … Continue reading

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Because looking at pictures of people you don’t know is blogging at it’s best.

The other day on twitter I informed the Internets that I was finally working through all of the pictures from my Dad’s visit to Florida a couple weeks ago. Because that is the kind of interesting information I like to … Continue reading

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Dolphin Bubbles at SeaWorld – cool or sad?

I’m not usually a zoo person. In fact, if it wasn’t for the kids I would never set foot in a zoo again. I’ve talked about this before but the short version is: my mother ruined zoos for me. Zoos … Continue reading

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The thong butt story I keep forgetting to tell you

There are two things you need to know to understand what I’m about to tell you: 1) Once in a while, I wear a thong. As in that underwear that is mostly loin cloth in the front and string up … 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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The Whine

My mom says it’s just a phase. My jaw muscles say it feels like this phase has gone on forever. My back teeth are being worn into nubs from the constant attempts to not. lose. my shit. I’m pretty sure … Continue reading

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Why you should teach kids the real names of their body parts

I pride myself on being one of those moms. You know. The enlightened mom. My kids have seen me naked and no one oohs or ahhs or runs screaming from the room. They know girls have boobs. Meh. No big … Continue reading

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Remember when your grandparents forced you to look at their vacation slides for hours? It’s like that.

I spent several hours yesterday uploading 500 pictures – and I’m still not done. I then proceeded to spend several more hours painting the front entry and hallway of my house – because that totally makes sense to do right … Continue reading

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