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Mom bullied at the beach for wearing a bikini

It was my friend’s first time in a bikini in 13 years. She was on the beach in Alberta, Canada with her two kids, relaxing under the sun when three people began to taunt her. “It started with, ‘oh my … Continue reading

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Running Late: Another entry for my Mom of the Year nomination

We were running late. Again. Since having kids, I’m late to everything, I’m so late, I’ve begun to change the definition of late. If we show up 5 minutes after the appointed time, we’re not late, that’s on time, or … Continue reading

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My First #JustWrite Prompt and It Ain’t Purdy…

OK, so a quick disclaimer. I have the evening to myself to write. Earlier today I fantasized about all of the wonderful prose that would come flooding from my fingertips this evening. Then when I sat down to write tonight, … Continue reading

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One Little Girl Gave Me A Much-Needed Reality Check

It’s been a long week. Hubby left for Berlin on business on Sunday night and returned Thursday evening. Friday midday he left again, but this time for a boys’ trip at our alma mater Mizzou. So I’ve been flying solo … Continue reading

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Build A Better Mousetrap: Finding Time to Make It Happen

I think there needs to be a way to teleport what I’m thinking right on to my blog. Now bear with me, I’m not blogging while drunk, nor have I gone off my meds. There’s so many posts I want … Continue reading

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Meeting A Best Friend For the First Time

This weekend I met six besties, BFFs, biffs and believe me, it was a BFD. I’ve blogged about these ladies before but we met on the parenting website BabyCenter in 2007 and formed a group focused on fitness. Six of … Continue reading

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Eating My Words … (Again)

I sent my kid to daycare today with flashing shoes and a black Thomas the Tank Engine T-shirt. I’ve become that parent. The following is Case No. 849 of me eating my words: Before Logan, I’d see kids in stores … Continue reading

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It Takes an Online Village to Raise a Child

Social Networking has left its thumb print on us all. You’re reading this blog, you’ve undoubtedly run across cringe-inducing TMI on someone’s Facebook page and if you Tweet, you’ve shared a bit of randomness yourself. It’s music, news, politics, business, … Continue reading

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