Sick Day #1
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Sick Day #1

First off, I’m sick of not using my children’s names in this blog. It’s really awkward to refer to my daughter as, “daughter” and my son as, “baby” or whatever stupid monikers I come up with. So I’ll refer to…

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Duck Nut Wednesday
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Duck Nut Wednesday

Sometimes we get doughnuts before school. It’s a little thing I like to do to prove my worth as a Step mom, and what says “I love you” like a sugary, fatty treat? Nothing, that’s what. It’s become known as…

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Human Development
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Human Development

I’ve been spending an awful lot of time with a baby lately, so forgive me if every post for a while is influenced by babiness. I was thinking how funny it would be if humans grew and aged, but in…

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The Opponent
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The Opponent

After feeling alternately crab-assy, depressed, exhausted, anxious and vomitous during pregnancy, it’s astonishing to be deep in the throes of new motherhood again. I am so madly in love with this little beast. And he adores me. I can tell,…

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What Not to Wear, For Kids
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What Not to Wear, For Kids

Since I’m not a big volunteer-er at my kid’s school, I was trying to think of other ways to help out. You know, to ease some of the workload for the teachers and staff. Well, this morning, as I walked…

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Are We Scary?
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Are We Scary?

This morning an appraiser for the people who are buying our house came a-calling. Usually appraisers stay for about 15 minutes, ask a few questions, take a few notes and leave. This woman seemed friendly enough when she first entered…

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