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2013-11-24 13.48.29
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Ain’t Got Time For That!

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As we head into the “most wonderful time of the year”… whatever, I feel the knots in my already tense neck tighten, my teeth clench, and a few more gray hairs shine through. Christmas??? I ain’t got time for that! It’s bad enough I barely have time to do regular, human, day to day, normal, functioning member of society stuff much less drop the Christmas bomb; snow, decorating, family, gifts, travel, parties, dress up, my kids, other people’s kids, lunches, dinners …. on top of these 20 other … [Read more...]

A year ago…

2013-11-24 13.48.29

  A year ago we were on a family vacation in Hawaii. Oh how I miss this time, touring here, visiting there, no where to be, no one to see, eat whatever, do whatever... not a thought of "life at home." It doesn't take much to let your mind escape home when you're there and I found myself  having thoughts like " I wonder how much a house would cost here?" or "The kids would love school here!" I can dream right? We toured around quite a bit, enjoying all the sites and beaches, trying new … [Read more...]

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...]