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Parental Burnout: You Can Do This One More Day

  “Of COURSE I love my kids…I take them EVERYwhere! …unfortunately, they always seem to find their way home.” – Jaime Buckley Just one more day. That’s what we tell ourselves. You can do this for…one…more…day. …and then you tell yourself the same thing tomorrow. And on and on and on…. That’s what happens over […]

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Nobody with Small Children Should be Allowed to get Divorced
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Nobody with Small Children Should be Allowed to get Divorced

Nobody with Small Children Should be Allowed to get Divorced The great stress of having small humans on a relationship comes with the territory. Nobody with small children should be allowed to get divorced. Nope, you need to band together and forge straight on through. Because it’s tough even for the best couples. Both parties […]

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I Cheer for You.

I am a competitive person by nature. I thrive in athletic competition and love any type of game. I have been known to cheat at board games. My family regularly audits my scores when I talley them. I’m not proud of it. I just get all wound up. High on laughter and competition. No one […]

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VACATION DREAMING

I’m getting on a plane in 20 days, flying across the country, and spending 5 days sitting on southern California beach. No kids. No husband. No dog. No 11 special needs students who depend on me. No reports to write. No house. No crazy rich lady neighbors. No dishes. No bridal showers. No doctor’s appointments. […]

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Smalentines Day

I’m annoyed with Valentines day. It just is too dramatic for my liking. The worst part is that it’s dramatic in multiple ways. Whether a person expects a thoughtful gift and high level romance or the HATE VALENTINES DAY, IT’S A HALLMARK HOLIDAY.. blah blah person.. Or that you are single 364 days out the […]

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Two Childhoods Combined

“We argue more than we used to.” I said, confused and defeated. “No offense, but you guys did get married pretty fast? Do you think that may have something to do with it?” Staring at my pretty blonde friend with distain. I digest that truth bomb. Alas, that’s really not it. It was always him. […]

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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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Happy Anniversary

Today marks THREE years of marriage to my favorite guy. I have been mad at him for a couple days now. I don’t like arguing. I don’t like the tension. But parenting is hard and it happens to the best of us. I think we need a vacation. Thank goodness we are going the Vineyard […]

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