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Author Archive | Lisa Moore

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My Daughter Is Not a Snowflake; She Is a Lightning Bolt

My daughter is not a snowflake. She is a lightning bolt. This has nothing to do with political affiliation, religious stance, or anything of the like. My husband and I are raising our daughter to be tough and independent, with leadership skills and just enough sass to keep things interesting. She won’t be the little […]

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Calm the Heck Down!

I have always been an anxious person. It is in my Type A/OCD nature. I’m a planner. I make lists, map out the best routes for vacations, and research restaurants. Sure, I like my dose of spontaneity once in a while, but I thrive with order. Chaos makes me lose my mind. I am also […]

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I’m Sorry

I’m sorry, my sweet girl. I’m sorry that I don’t have the patience I want to have for you. I have never been a patient person, and though I can see that you are teaching me, I am still not where I want to be. You have been sick, teething (molars, to be exact,) and chock […]

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Is raw cookie dough REALLY that bad for me?

I mean really? Is it that bad, considering? Or is someone just trying to tell me how to live my life? Let’s consider the things I’ve eaten in my short time as a mom: Partially eaten chicken nuggets Many, many things touched by dirty little hands Questionable leftovers because I didn’t want to make anything […]

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Babies Don’t Keep

**Taps pen on counter** To Do:  Plan/prepare dinner Write out grocery list Pay bills Organize books Plan E’s 2nd Birthday Party (which…. is next month!  Cue panic). Sweep Mop (which hasn’t been done in 45,627 days) Walk the dog Spend quality time with the husband  Read to E Play with E Pluck eyebrows (see above […]

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Surviving Morning Sickness

To paraphrase Miranda Hobbes, “I don’t know why they call it morning sickness if it lasts all freaking day.” I believe she used stronger language than that, but Miranda, I TOTALLY feel you.  With my first baby, I had “morning sickness” at night, from 6-8 pm, for 2 weeks. I actually got sick once. The […]

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Giving, Not Just Getting

It is so easy to get caught up in the excitement and fun that comes with getting gifts at Christmas, especially as a young child. Can you blame them? It is so much fun to open gifts and play with new things. The wish lists to Santa, Mom and Dad, grandparents, aunts, and uncles are […]

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