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7 Things You’re Doing Right Without Even Consulting a List

The internet – and by that I mean people – loves a list. 7 Huge Spring Cleaning Mistakes Are You Saying These Words Wrong? 7 Signs a Couple is Drifting Apart 4 Confusing Facts About Sugar 7 More Netflix Hacks … Continue reading

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Spider Man in an Anna costume.

My daughter Annie turned 5 in August. Since people often ask what your child is into before buying a birthday gift I made sure to ask Annie what she likes. She said she likes: – unicorns – Spider Man – … Continue reading

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I want to be a writer.

When I was in second grade I wrote a story called “Sheets and Pillows.” It was about a set of bed linens that were sold at a garage sale and had to meet all the bedroom furniture in their new … Continue reading

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A horrible letter from future Heather.

Dear Heather, Happy 16th birthday! Only 30 days until you get your license. Don’t worry – mom will let you drive her convertible. And you already know you’re getting your own car because there is nothing mom would like more … Continue reading

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Lice, lice baby…Part 2

Part two of my lice-ridden tale of woe is much less lengthy. I have done more loads of laundry than I care to consider, but very few of them have included the clothes we need to wear. Instead I am … Continue reading

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Lice, lice baby… Part 1

Having lice and having a miscarriage are much the same experience. No one wants to talk about it, it’s somewhat embarrassing, definitely upsetting, and it’s happened to lots more people than you know. I’ve had both experiences, so I feel … Continue reading

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My kids are so much cooler than me.

Example number one – they are not wearing velour knickers. (If I ever find the picture I’ll post it. I promise.) Example number two – they do not have bowl haircuts. (Leading people to believe they are boys, even when … Continue reading

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My 12 Truths of Motherhood

I’m on a trip by myself with the kids this weekend. Chad and his brothers are in Cancun, treating their mom to a vacation with her sons in celebration of her 75th birthday. (Remember that girls!) Driving nearly six hours … Continue reading

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A minty fresh time warp.

It was one of those days where I got the time wrong over and over again. First, I dropped Grace off at her dance workshop, which worked out great because I could drop her off on the way to Lauren’s … Continue reading

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The end-of-school lazies.

My kids are not the only ones who are starting to check out mentally at the end of the school year. I am too. It’s nice out. Sunny until nearly 8:30, light out until 9, which is past two kids’ … Continue reading

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