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I Am The Stump

At the end of the day I feel like a stump. Not just any stump, I’m referring to the stump in one of my favorite books to read to my boys, Shel Silverstein’s, The Giving Tree.  The message is, ’tis better to give than to receive. I am behind that message 100% and try to instill it in my […]

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Valentine’s Gifts for a Tired Mom

Dear Sweet, loving and kind husband, Valentine’s Day is upon us. So, just in case you are at a loss for great gifts for me this V-Day,  I have some ideas for you. Any one of these, to me, is better than a box of chocolates and a dozen roses. Those gifts mentioned are always appreciated, of course, […]

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#MomFail

Mom Fails. They’re a real thing.  Prior to having children, I thought mom fails were cute little “snafus” a mom might make, but on no scale would ever be considered an actual parent fail for which they might be scathingly judged for.  And then, I had children. And I failed. And I realized how wrong I […]

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You, Me, and SPD

Sensory. Processing. Disorder. Three words I had never heard put together in my entire life until 2015. A year and a half later, they are three words that I’m more than ever acutely familiar.  My 4 and a half year old son has sensory processing disorder, and I never knew it until a year and a […]

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My Life Is A Mess

My life is a mess. Not some philosophical, metaphorical mess. An actual mess. One where the counters are cluttered with dishes more often than not and I’ve stopped counting how many days it’s been since I bothered to mop up the toddler’s cereal sludge from under his chair. I woke up in a child’s pee […]

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