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30 Days of Truth, Day 12

30 Days of Truth, Day 12 – Something you never get compliments on. Hmm. My laundry skills? Ok seriously. I never get complimented on my methods of parenting my teenager. Everyone thinks I”m too strict, too rigid and inflexible. I expect a lot. He has to have A’s & B’s to have a cell phone, he is expected to call- every time- and I force him to wear a bike […]

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30 Days of Truth, Day 09

30 Days of Truth, Day 09- Someone you didn’t want to let go, but just drifted. When I met the dirty hippie… his son was 5 years old. An angry sad little boy, who didn’t have any social skills to speak of. I called him Eeyore, if that tells you anything. He had two parents that hated each other with their whole soul- and fought like they’d broken up yesterday. […]

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30 Days of Truth- Day 5

30 Days of Truth, Day 5- Something you hope to do in your life. Ah, finally… something not so insanely painful or mortifying! I’m a true blue dyed-in-the-wool Mommy. My kids are everything to me. There’s nothing that has ever been more important than always being there for them. They’ve never been to daycare, and they’ve never come home to an empty house after school. Every cookie in this house, […]

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Sad Mommy Soup

I woke up this morning hoping it would rain… please… please, please. I’m heartsick and sad and don’t want to stare at the stupid sun. I want to clean the house until you can eat off the floor… pick vegetables… and snuggle with my little princess in front of a movie. To hell with a dress… I’m in my ultra loud strawberry pajama pants and my favorite ugly sweatshirt… hell […]

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Sweet 16,000

I realized this morning that my blog has been viewed over 16,000 times. I have a few different reactions to that… Panicked… since you’ve read along with me accepting my PHD, learning that I should avoid my favorite beverage, actually I’ve learned the Goose lesson a few times in the last few year. Here… and yet again. I told you,  I never learn the easy way. Isn’t the hard way […]

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