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Our Choices Are Everything

My nine-year-old son was talking a mile a minute when he walked off the bus the other day. Animated, fidgety, he had stories from his day to share; but mostly he wanted to talk about choices in life. He is … Continue reading

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Pretty Is Not a Four-Letter Word

I don’t follow the rules. I tell my daughters they are beautiful. I tell them their dresses are adorable on them, that their hair looks pretty. They watch me, sitting on my bed, as I blow dry my hair each … Continue reading

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Making My Home Kidde Worry Free (and a Giveaway)

Before the holidays I completed the Kidde Home Safety Challenge.  It took about ten minutes after the kids were in bed. I was curious to learn if I am doing everything I can to keep us safe at home. I … Continue reading

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I Am a Guest: Plan B Is for Backsies

This morning I am a guest at Taming Insanity.   I am honored to be there today. My friend, KLZ, is a thoughtful writer, an inspiring blogger and a very funny wife and mommy.  Go see how I committed one … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Favorite Things (That Are Not My Kids)

These are some of the things that make me happy.  In no particular order.  I’m starting with Chanel make up because it was a recent big investment.  I left all my make up in NYC and spent an afternoon at … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: Living (Room) With Crackers

This is my living room right now.  Yes, those are paint stains.  No, that’s not a real baby lying on the floor.  No, I cannot deal. We really like crackers here.  H is singing a song about them.  To the … Continue reading

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