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No One Likes a Happy Girl

“Your blog is so positive now.” She didn’t mean it as an insult, or even a compliment, really. She was just stating a fact, one I should have been glad to hear since I’ve made a conscious decision to focus … Continue reading

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And a burden was lifted…

My brother Jay never claimed he was innocent. He has, from what I’ve been told, been extremely forthcoming since the night of his arrest about the crimes he committed.  He told us, at the time, that it was a relief … Continue reading

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Truth In Blogging: Some People Are Bitches

I’m not perfect. None of you are surprised to hear that, I know.  But my point is that not only am I not perfect, but I have no desire to appear perfect.  Not to you or anyone. There’s too much … Continue reading

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Living Without Trust. Or Control.

It wasn’t easy for me to make the decision to trust again. He asked for one more chance, and I counted up all the one more chances that had already been given.  And blown.  I sat in the dark with … Continue reading

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Don’t Cry For Me, Argentina (or Internet) (or Mom)

I am not a victim. Since Monday, I have been overwhelmed with emails, text messages, voice mails and twitters of concern. I’m sorry, the say. Are you OK?, they ask. And every time I read or hear those words, I … Continue reading

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Further Proof That I Was Raised By A Hippy.

“Your dreams don’t have to be at the expense of my dreams.” I believe in what airy fairy people call “abundance thinking”. What that means, basically, is that there is more than enough to go around.  Of time.  Of money.  … 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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