Category Archives: Life and other stuff

Innocence

I’ve been trying to keep my spirits up with the move and the rain and the end of the school year by posting funny things, but here’s what’s really on my mind. Mia and her friend, Connor, have walked to … Continue reading

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Old Friends

“We are more different now than we were as kids, but that’s the way old friends work, I think. [] Your lives can branch off in completely different directions, but always, you share that knot of past-heartbreaks and sleepovers and … Continue reading

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A Slight Misunderstanding

Today when I picked JJ up at school, his teacher said, “Oh. You have to hear what JJ wished for. It was so sweet! We all made wishes and other kids wished for toys and candy but, JJ, what did … Continue reading

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Mom’s Day Out

As many of you know, I have done nada for 3 weeks due to back injury except for some online shopping. I did purchase 5 Phineas and Ferb Live tix (for our family of 4) while under the influence of … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Semantics

JJ: Mama, what do you want for Christmas? me: A boy who listens. JJ: What else? me: A girl who listens. JJ: What else? me: That’s it. JJ, totally befuddled, leaves the room, yelling to Mia, “We gotta get Mommy … Continue reading

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Who knew I was a cliche?

Laura Zigman on Suburban Moms Singing in Their Cars Anyone else see herself in this video? Thanks, Laura Zigman, for the laughs.

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Everyone, get out of the water!!!

JJ spent the morning complaining of foot pain. When he started limping, I finally took off his rain boots to use my excellent physical therapy skills to assess the problem. Diagnosis? Hammerhead shark in the boot.

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Constitution of Parenting

1. He who showeth scary movie to children will riseth in the dark of night when children awake in a fright.

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Mitchmallows

Guess who’s been eating gravy marshmallows? Well, not me actually. I acted like the kids do every day and refused to try them, but I DID try the pumpkin pie and the cranberry mallows. Yum-mo. These aren’t yo Mama’s mallows. … Continue reading

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packages arriving now

Perhaps someone should have confiscated my computer and credit card when I was on pain meds….

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