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The case against promposals

The Case Against Promposals

Lots of big things frighten me for my sons and their futures: bullying, the environment, the cost of college tuition, the threat of nuclear war. There are also some smaller things that frighten me about my sons growing up and becoming teenagers.  One of them strikes every year around this time and is centered around […]

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Happy New … February?

January has come and gone. Did you make a list of New Year’s resolutions like so many of us? Here’s mine: Exercise more Eat healthier Cook more Work less Spend more time with my family Spend less time yelling at my kids Do less laundry …. Just kidding on that last one but do you […]

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The Great Planner Debate

Anyone who knows me knows that I am a type-A, list-making, label maker-loving, calendar-obsessed fool. The command center in my house contains not one, not two, but three calendars!  Across the room is another calendar.  There are two more in our home office.  I have a desk calendar and daily diary book at my place […]

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Hello, New Normal

Hello, New Normal

Must I always be waiting, waiting on you? Yeah, you, new normal. Throughout my pregnancy, I kept hearing about this new normal I’d experience once my daughter was born. After she was born, I began a daily waiting game for this new normal. Every day, waiting. When was normal supposed to appear? What did it […]

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Life with Mr. Brightside

My youngest son has a unique outlook on life. No matter how many grey clouds come into the day, he always finds the silver lining. I call him “Mr. Brightside.” Spill milk all over the dinner table? “But at least I didn’t get any on myself.” Legos all over the bedroom floor? “But at least […]

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Working Mom Life: “Sway” or “Balance”?

Recently, I read an article on thebalancecareers.com entitled “7 Resolutions to Help Working Moms Improve Their Work-Life Sway.” Am I the only one who had no idea what the “Work-Life Sway” was? Apparently it’s the idea that, instead of trying to balance our personal life and our professional life, we should concentrate on swaying back […]

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