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She’ll be a woman, soon. A hairy, hairy woman who can reach anything she wants in the whole wide world.

“Is this for the shower?” Emma asked. I was going through my morning “get ready” routine while she and Devin waited patiently for me to take them to school. “Yep,” I replied. “What’s it do?” she asked. “It takes your … 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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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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100 Things: Part 9

To those of you who have stumbled upon this blog in the last two days, I feel like I should be honest with you. I just don’t have the heart to continue this relationship under the dark cloud of a … Continue reading

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