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Scary Mommy

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Normally Halloween doesn’t mean a whole lot around here. My sister usually takes charge of what the boys are wearing, where they will be trick and treating, and sorting out the loot … she’s into this stuff. This year our new school has somehow managed to lasso me into all this Halloween hype, and has somewhat turned me into a scary mommy. This year Lil’J and the Boss Man have to wear “real costumes” not fantasy characters.  So, instead of a Ninja Turtle you can be a turtle, or instead of the … [Read more...]

Are You Gonna Go For A Girl?

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Oh, if I had a nickel for every time someone asked me that! I would love another child, but realistically my hands are quite full. Could I handle another boy, yes I think I could but handle is all it would be. Could I handle girl? NO! I can feel the hate of mothers of daughters closing in on me, but let me explain. I have three boys. I feel like I know and understand boys. I would consider myself somewhat of an expert at “boys”. If I had a girl I would find myself starting from scratch, … [Read more...]

Currently…

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THINKING:  I should start cleaning up the house, but not wanting to LOVING: This long Thanksgiving weekend with slow unrushed mornings, and relaxing days ENJOYING: A long weekend with my boys, watching movies and cuddling EATING: Way too many desserts, pie and cookies all weekend long WATCHING:  Dexter season six with Hubs, and How To Train Your Dragon Two with boys WANTING: More time, the days are passing far too quickly NEEDING: Warm weather FEELING: Achy from a cold that … [Read more...]

Winning Conversations

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It was always cute when the boys would use their first words. Big T would say “blooding” instead of bleeding. Lil’J would say “upa” to be carried, and The Boss Man uses “chibbar” to denote a robot? All in all cute, but the conversations we have, now that the older boys can talk, are even funnier. Here are some winning conversations we’ve had recently. Lil J: “ Daddy, if I rub a banana and water together will it make fire?”   Big T: “Momma, writing a cursive ‘p’ is like having a … [Read more...]