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It’s been a rough couple of weeks…

On the morning of September 12, a Thursday, I was doing what I do each weekday morning. Running around, scrambling to get the shorties fed, sign their schoolwork, pack their lunches, yelling at encouraging them to get their pants on, the usual. And then I heard a noise that I can only describe as primal. […]

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I have a lot on my mind

A few quick updates: My blood tests and mole biopsies came back clean. Yay! My EGD/colonoscopy has been moved to July 15th. Boo! I’ve finally (hopefully) overcome my months long reading rut. I have a pin up shoot with Varga Photography Saturday morning. Listen To Your Mother Kansas City is Saturday night, Mother’s Day Eve. […]

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Happy Halloween (and a message from the Detective)

Nerdy Apple’s note: When this post went viral, my whole family was affected. To say it was a crazy, surreal time would be an understatement. Before the post went viral, the Detective knew I had a blog, but didn’t read it. He didn’t even know the URL if I’m not mistaken. He didn’t need to […]

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Why I left Nickmom

I quit the only paying job I currently have. And it sucks. This happened. And this. Yet more. And more here. Great info here. More here (with some great tips that I implemented this morning.) Anyway, you get the point. There is a lot of controversy stirring. I was one of their writers. I know […]

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Wisdom

I stumbled upon this while cleaning up in Boo’s room just now. I have no idea where he saw this quote or why he chose to copy it down. I do know that he is a wise little man. Now if he could just keep his room tidier… UPDATE: A friend just pointed out this […]

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I am not myself

Perhaps it is because my eldest is starting middle school. Perhaps because my youngest is starting Kindergarten. Perhaps because I keep getting asked what I am going to ‘do’ now that my shorties will all be in school (as if the only thing is to get a ‘real’ job) Perhaps it is that I really […]

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