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groundhog day

I equate being a parent to being in the movie Groundhog Day. You ask your kids to do the same things day in and day out, getting the same exact response every time, hoping desperately for things to change. But they don’t. Kids always act surprised and indignant when you tell them they have to do something like, say, brush their …

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morning

If you’re a parent, you already know that it can be very difficult to get your kids up, out the door, and to the bus on time every morning. If this is something you struggle with, just follow these easy steps to make sure your mornings run smoothly, and your kids get on that bus, leaving you to clean the …

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Written on Dec, 05, 2017 by in , , | 3 Comments.

With Christmas and Hanukkah right around the corner, parents everywhere are probably doing what I’m doing right now – wondering what in the hell to buy for their kids! I find that the older my kids get, the more difficult it is to decide what to give them as presents. They have grown out of all the “little kid” toys, …

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dogs

When I was a new mother, I had several people make comments to me comparing their new puppy to my newborn human, person. This never made me angry, as it does some people, but it certainly made me a little “eye-rolly.” While I have never owned any dogs, at the time I had been around them enough to know that …

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Written on Oct, 17, 2017 by in , | 3 Comments.
fall

If you’re anything like me (and by that, I mean a procrastinator), then you haven’t started decorating your house for the fall season yet. I would love to decorate for every season and holiday that comes along, but as a busy Mom, it’s difficult to find the time. So I’ve come up with a few quick tips to decorate your home …

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moms

I don’t normally share the specific details of my every day life, but over the past two weeks, I have been near bed-ridden. Coming down with what I thought was a 48-hour virus, but turned out to be pneumonia, has had me lying in bed for the better part of each day, trying to rest and allow my body to recoup. As …

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Written on Sep, 22, 2017 by in , | 14 Comments.
school pictures

It’s that time of year again (at least, here in the U.S.). Time for parents to complain about having to shell out their hard-earned money for some head shots of their little cherubs, but eventually do it anyway. That’s right! It’s time for school pictures! I’ll admit that I used to purchase the cheapest package of school pictures they had …

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Written on Aug, 22, 2017 by in , | 1 Comment.
please come back

Dear School Year, Please come back! I know what I said before, but I swear I didn’t mean any of it! I wasn’t in my right mind! I was in a stupor from chaperoning too many field trips, and I didn’t know what I was saying. Please, please come back! I don’t know if I can take any more of the arguing, the …

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Written on Aug, 15, 2017 by in | 3 Comments.
rules for the beach

Okay, kids! If you haven’t gotten to the beach yet this summer, or if you’ve been going and are headed back, here’s a quick refresher for the Children’s Rules for the Beach! At least one child per family must want to go to the beach, and at least one child must NOT want to go to the beach (even if …

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Written on Aug, 07, 2017 by in , , , | 2 Comments.
school supplies

It’s that time of year again – School Supply Shopping Time! It’s also the time of year we start to see a lot of posts on social media from teachers, advocating for parents to buy things on their lists of school supplies, and from parents, complaining about having to buy things from the lists of school supplies. It makes me …

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