Funny ish

  The boys discovered over the winter break that by rubbing their heads back and forth on the couch and loveseat they could build up enough static electricity to restart an unbeating human heart. They did it repeatedly. A LOT. Over and over again. It never stopped being funny. To them. The rest of us […]

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I’m sick and tired

No, really. I am actually sick and very tired. I’ve had this plague thing for 7 days. Fever, sweats, aches, chills, no appetite, weak, tummy issues, lots of tummy issues. Fortunately, the Detective and the shorties have been very kind, letting me sleep and leaving me be. The Detective has been pulling double time with […]

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Festivus

  Today was the first official day off of school for Winter Break. So the Detective had to work, but all the shorties were home. It was basically Lord of the Flies. Without the conch to get anyone to listen. Of course there were many little things that annoyed the shit out of me. Which […]

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Pinterest can go smurf itself

I have a love/hate relationship with Pinterest. I love looking through all of its crazy wonderfulness, and often see things that interest me. But not enough to pin it so I email it to me. I don’t want everyone to see every single thing that intrigues me. I’ve done a couple of projects I saw, […]

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Queen Bees

I’m a fan of Rosalind Wiseman.When the Twitter Debacle of ’12 was happening, I repurchased her ‘Queen Bees and Wannabes:Helping Your Daughter Survive Cliques, Gossip, Boyfriends, and the New Realities of Girl World because it has an update regarding socail media. I’m currently re-reading her follow up about adults and cliques called Queen Bee Moms […]

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I was on the radio

  I had the opportunity to be a guest on our local NPR station. We talked about gender consciousness and parenting. You can listen to it here. Lori Duron, author of Raising My Rainbow, was also on the show. And she is freaking amazing. [Disclosure: I am friends with Lori in real life. We started […]

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