Month: October 2015

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Therapy Dog

Bandit Gets a Job

Now if any of you know Bandit, then you know he is a freeloader.  He naps like a cat Eats like a horse and he swims like a….  Oh wait, he doesn’t swim. He’s just a black lab living on Cape Cod. Why would you think he would go in the water? No thanks. Bandit […]

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Exercise
Mom's Mental Health
Positive Mind, Positive Life

A Challenge For You

Stop thinking you are going to change your  entire life tomorrow. You aren’t. You can’t just wake up one day and have great portion control, clearer skin, better sleep patterns, and closer relationships. That’s not how life works. It’s small steps that add up. Changing your habits can be very hard! The good news is […]

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Some Body’s Mother – Only read if you like kindness

Somebody’s Mother – Mary Dow Brine (1816-1913)     The woman was old and ragged and gray And bent with the chill of the Winter’s day. The street was wet with a recent snow And the woman’s feet were aged and slow. She stood at the crossing and waited long, Alone, uncared for, amid the […]

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Lady Stuff:Burn the Bras

Middle School Facial Hair

As a mother of two boys, I often get asked… Do you want to try for a girl? Do you want a girl? Are you sad you didn’t have a girl?      Sure, I guess it’s pretty typical in our culture to identify best with your own gender. I mean I love me a […]

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Parenting

Back to Reality

Okay, I have no business writing on my blog right now. I should be getting ready for work so that I don’t look like a troll who guards a bridge at my job. But I wanted to share a quick tale from my morning. This past weekend was very fun. (See previous blog). Went to […]

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Parenting

Our First Kidless Get Away

For the past three years, we have been busy.  We sealed the deal.   Became impregnated. Took belly pics like this at 5 months. Thought being pregnant was adorable.   Then THAT (see picture above) became THIS…. 10.1 lbs of man beast baby. I spent the entire month of June 2013  sitting on a frozen […]

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Consignment Adventures

I have no idea if I will procreate again or not. It seems that so many people have such a strong opinion of whether they would procreate again or not. They know what size family would make them happiest. Well, congratulations to you if you know. Cause I’m two babes deep and I couldn’t be […]

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Freezing Time

“Oh my gosh. You’re kids are soooooooooooooo cute!” Well thank you.   That is true. Yes, they look like my husband is building small army of himself. But I’d like to publicly take credit for the dimples. It’s for the best anyways. If my sons looked just like me, well then they would look just like […]

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