Real Quotes From Real Kids

Just because it’s fun. And because a mom needs a record of such things! 1. “I’m going to marry David Archuletta and we won’t talk – we’ll just sing to each other.” 2. “If Santa doesn’t bring Pringles, Christmas will be ruined!” 3. “Unbelievable. It’s unbelievable that you could be that piggy. You’re just like […]

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Real Quotes From Real Kids

*A mother’s disclaimer: she takes no responsibility for the things that come out of her children’s mouths. Unless it reflects positively on her parenting. ūüôā And, because I can’t resist, one of these was said by our dear Professor. Can you guess which one? 1. “I will light you on fire – personally!” (no, not […]

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Real Quotes From Real Kids

Yes, all of these statements recently came from the mouths of my dear sweet babes. And, well, if you think this household is all butterflies and sunshine… The Top Ten: 1. “I don’t need a coat. My coat is in the car.” I go to car. The coat is still in the car. Child is […]

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Motherhood

Graduation (letting go and holding on) What’s That Thing Called Work-Life Balance? Need to See the Kids? Make an Appointment! The Tech Contract The “Yes, I’d Love To” Jar What My Daughter Has to Say About Helicopter Parents (who, me?) To Kim, the Young Mom Who Inspired Me All a Mother Needs: Remember Me Real […]

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A 2016 Recap and a Merry Christmas!

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times… Charles Dickens summed up how I feel about this year. Highlights and lowlights: Low:¬†Our Hearts Broke.¬†Twice. High:¬†Love doesn’t die. Low: My children don’t like the above Christmas card High: I don’t really care ūüôā Low: We emptied and sold a house, hauling and […]

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Book Recommendations (and more!)

Here we go with some¬†book recommendations that will surely thrill your heart and stir the soul. I tell you what, a good book is what gets me through¬†February and March in New Hampshire. We Were Liars by E. Lockhart. ¬†Young Adult. Tragic, page-turner, very tight writing. John Green says,”Thrilling, beautiful, and blisteringly smart,¬†We Were Liars¬†is […]

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